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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋplæstZ 〕


〔 ˊplɑːstә 〕

Overview of noun plaster

The noun plaster has 5 senses

  • plaster -- (a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings)

  • plaster of Paris, plaster -- (any of several gypsum cements; a white powder (a form of calcium sulphate) that forms a paste when mixed with water and hardens into a solid; used in making molds and sculptures and casts for broken limbs)

  • poultice, cataplasm, plaster -- (a medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal or clay that is spread on a cloth and applied to the skin to treat inflamed areas or improve circulation etc.)

  • plaster, plasterwork -- (a surface of hardened plaster (as on a wall or ceiling); "there were cracks in the plaster")

  • plaster, adhesive plaster, sticking plaster -- (adhesive tape used in dressing wounds)

Overview of verb plaster

The verb plaster has 6 senses

  • plaster, plaster over, stick on -- (apply a heavy coat to)

  • plaster, beplaster -- (cover conspicuously or thickly, as by pasting something on; "The demonstrators plastered the hallways with posters"; "She let the walls of the apartment be beplastered with stucco")

  • plaster -- (affix conspicuously; "She plastered warnings all over the wall")

  • plaster -- (apply a plaster cast to; "plaster the broken arm")

  • plaster, daub -- (coat with plaster; "daub the wall")

  • poultice, plaster -- (dress by covering with a therapeutic substance)