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1. plaster

noun. ['ˈplæstɝ'] a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings.

Synonyms

  • pargeting
  • mixture
  • covering material
  • stucco
  • pargetting
  • roughcast
  • finish coat
  • parget
  • finishing coat
  • spackle
  • grout

Antonyms

  • show
  • fall short of
  • prefix
  • suffix

Etymology

  • plaster (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Plaster

  • grandmaster
  • mcmaster
  • macmaster
  • headmaster
  • pilaster
  • oleaster
  • disaster
  • blaster
  • raster
  • pasztor
  • pastor
  • paster
  • master
  • kaster
  • jaster
  • gaster
  • faster
  • castor
  • caster
  • astor

Example sentences of the word plaster


1. Noun, singular or mass
You will need to add more plaster to the trowel as you work top to bottom.

Quotes containing the word plaster


1. In a dog's life, some plaster would fall, some cushions would open, some rugs would shred. Like any relationship, this one had its costs. They were costs we came to accept and balance against the joy and amusement and protection and companionship he gave us.
- John Grogan, Marley and Me: Life and Love With the World's Worst Dog

2. plaster

verb. ['ˈplæstɝ'] apply a heavy coat to.

Synonyms

  • plaster over
  • cover

Antonyms

  • excavate
  • bring out
  • unfold

Etymology

  • plaster (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. plaster

verb. ['ˈplæstɝ'] dress by covering with a therapeutic substance.

Synonyms

  • poultice

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • informal

Etymology

  • plaster (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. plaster

verb. ['ˈplæstɝ'] affix conspicuously.

Synonyms

  • beplaster
  • stick on

Antonyms

  • undo
  • bare
  • unwrap

Etymology

  • plaster (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. plaster

verb. ['ˈplæstɝ'] apply a plaster cast to.

Antonyms

  • expose

Etymology

  • plaster (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. plaster

noun. ['ˈplæstɝ'] a surface of hardened plaster (as on a wall or ceiling).

Synonyms

  • plasterwork
  • pargeting
  • pargetting
  • pargetry

Antonyms

  • overhead
  • subsurface
  • undergarment
  • undress

Etymology

  • plaster (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. plaster

verb. ['ˈplæstɝ'] cover conspicuously or thickly, as by pasting something on.

Synonyms

  • beplaster

Antonyms

  • unclothe

Etymology

  • plaster (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. plaster

noun. ['ˈplæstɝ'] 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.

Synonyms

  • calcium sulfate
  • calcium sulphate
  • plaster of Paris
  • gypsum

Antonyms

  • overdress
  • stay
  • dress up
  • dress down

Etymology

  • plaster (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. plaster

verb. ['ˈplæstɝ'] coat with plaster.

Synonyms

  • coat
  • mud
  • mortar
  • daub
  • roughcast
  • parget
  • render-set

Antonyms

  • trot out
  • unearth
  • disclose
  • unveil

Etymology

  • plaster (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. plaster

noun. ['ˈplæstɝ'] adhesive tape used in dressing wounds.

Synonyms

  • adhesive tape
  • adhesive plaster
  • court plaster

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • outside
  • inside
  • descend

Etymology

  • plaster (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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