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plaster
v. apply plaster, apply mortar; stick, glue; apply a cast; defeat (Slang)
 
n. mortar, wall covering made from lime; gypsum, cast; compress; bandage, band aid

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Plaster
Plaster is a building material used for the protective and/or decorative coating of walls and ceilings and for moulding and casting decorative elements. In English "plaster" usually means a material used for the interiors of buildings, while "render" commonly refers to external applications. Another imprecise term used for the material is stucco, which is also often used for plasterwork that is worked in some way to produce relief decoration, rather than flat surfaces.

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Plåster
Plåster (lit. Plaster) is the sixth novel by Swedish author Klas Östergren. It was published in 1986.

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plaster

Noun
1. a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings
(hypernym) mixture
(hyponym) finish coat, finishing coat
(derivation) daub
2. 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
(synonym) plaster of Paris
(hypernym) calcium sulphate, calcium sulfate
(substance-meronym) gypsum
3. 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.
(synonym) poultice, cataplasm
(hypernym) dressing, medical dressing
(hyponym) mustard plaster, sinapism
(derivation) poultice
4. a hardened surface of plaster (as on a wall or ceiling); "there were cracks in the plaster"
(synonym) plasterwork
(hypernym) surface
(hyponym) pargeting, pargetting, pargetry
(derivation) daub
5. adhesive tape used in dressing wounds
(synonym) adhesive plaster, sticking plaster
(hypernym) adhesive tape
(hyponym) court plaster

Verb
1. cover conspicuously, as by pasting something on; "The demonstrators plastered the hallways with posters"
(hypernym) cover
2. affix conspicuously; "She plastered warnings all over the wall"
(hypernym) affix, stick on
3. apply a plaster cast to; "plaster the broken arm"
(hypernym) cover
(derivation) plaster of Paris
4. apply a heavy coat to
(synonym) plaster over, stick on
(hypernym) cover
(derivation) plastering, daubing
5. coat with plaster; "daub the wall"
(synonym) daub
(hypernym) coat, surface
(hyponym) render-set
(verb-group) daub
(derivation) plasterwork
(classification) masonry
6. dress by covering with a therapeutic substance
(synonym) poultice
(hypernym) dress
(derivation) poultice, cataplasm
(classification) medicine, practice of medicine


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plaster
n. plaster, Band-aid, adhesive bandage, court plaster, patch

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plaster
v. štukovat; omítnout; pokrýt koho/co čím
 
n. štuk; náplast; sádra


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