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Definitions of plaster:

part of speech: adjective

Made of such a pasty substance.

part of speech: noun

Plasterer.

part of speech: adjective

Made of plaster.

part of speech: verb transitive

To overlay or cover with, or as with, a mixture of lime, sand, and water; as, to plaster the wall.

part of speech: noun

A composition of lime, water, and sand for coating walls and ceilings; a material, calcined gypsum, of which mouldings, casts, & c., are formed; an adhesive substance spread on leather or cloth for applying to sores or wounds.

part of speech: noun

A mixture of lime, sand, and water for coating walls; a cloth coated with a sticky medical substance and applied to some part of the body as a remedy; as a porous plaster: plaster of paris, a paste made of gypsum and water which soon hardens: used for casts, moldings, etc.

part of speech: verb

To overlay with plaster; to cover with plaster, as a wound; to smooth over; to cover over or conceal defects.

part of speech: verb transitive

To cover with plaster: to cover with a plaster, as a wound.

part of speech: adjective

Made or consisting of plaster.

part of speech: noun

Something that can be moulded into figures: a composition of lime, water, and sand for overlaying walls, etc.: ( med.) an external application spread on cloth, etc.

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