Definitions of plaster:
  • noun:   adhesive tape used in dressing wounds
  • noun:   a hardened surface of plaster (as on a wall or ceiling)
    Example: "There were cracks in the plaster"
  • noun:   a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings
  • noun:   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
  • noun:   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.
  • verb:   coat with plaster
  • verb:   apply a heavy coat to
  • verb:   apply a plaster cast to
    Example: "Plaster the broken arm"
  • verb:   affix conspicuously
    Example: "She plastered warnings all over the wall"
  • verb:   cover conspicuously, as by pasting something on
    Example: "The demonstrators plastered the hallways with posters"
  • verb:   dress by covering with a therapeutic substance
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #13679)

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