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Overview of noun plaster

The noun plaster has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) plaster

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

2. 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)

3. 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.)

4. plaster, plasterwork

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

5. plaster, adhesive plaster, sticking plaster

(adhesive tape used in dressing wounds)


Overview of verb plaster

The verb plaster has 6 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) plaster, plaster over, stick on

(apply a heavy coat to)

2. 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")

3. plaster

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

4. plaster

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

5. plaster, daub

(coat with plaster; "daub the wall")

6. poultice, plaster

(dress by covering with a therapeutic substance)

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