plaster

  • 1 Plaster — Plas ter, n. [AS., a plaster (in sense 1), fr. L. emplastrum, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to daub on, stuff in; ? in + ? to mold: cf. OF. plastre a plaster (in sense 2), F. pl[^a]tre. Cf. {Plastic}, {Emplaster}, {Piaster}.] [Formerly written also… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 plaster — [plas′tər, pläs′tər] n. [ME < OE plaster & OFr plastre, both < LL plastrum, for L emplastrum < Gr emplastron, plaster < emplassein, to daub over < en, on, in + plassein, to form: see PLASTIC] 1. a pasty mixture, as of lime or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Plaster — Promo Linkin Park Дата выпуска 2000 Жанр Рок Лейбл Warner Brothers Records …

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  • 4 plaster — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. plastertra, Mc. plastertrze {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} kawałek tkaniny pokryty z jednej strony środkiem leczniczym i substancją klejącą, utrzymującą go na skórze; też:… …

    Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • 5 Plaster — Plas ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Plastered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Plastering}.] [Cf. OF. plastrer to plaster (in sense 2), F. pl[^a]trer.] 1. To cover with a plaster, as a wound or sore. [1913 Webster] 2. To overlay or cover with plaster, as the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 plaster — ► NOUN 1) a soft mixture of lime with sand or cement and water for spreading on walls and ceilings to form a smooth hard surface when dried. 2) (also plaster of Paris) a hard white substance made by adding water to powdered gypsum, used for… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 plaster — [n] thick, gooey material that hardens adhesive, binding, cement, coat, dressing, glue, gum, gypsum, lime, mortar, mucilage, paste, plaster of Paris, stucco; concepts 466,475 plaster [v] spread, smear adhere, bedaub, besmear, bind, cement, coat,… …

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  • 8 plaster — na rany «coś, co przynosi pociechę, ulgę»: Każde twoje ciepłe słowo to dla mnie plaster na rany, uwierz mi. Roz tel 2002 …

    Słownik frazeologiczny

  • 9 plaster — The verb has inflected forms plastered, plastering …

    Modern English usage

  • 10 Plaster — The term plaster can refer to plaster of Paris, lime plaster, or cement plaster. This article deals mainly with plaster of Paris.Plaster of Paris is a type of building material based on calcium sulfate hemihydrate, nominally CaSO4·0.5H2O. It is… …

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  • 11 plaster — plasterer, n. plasteriness, n. plasterlike, plastery, adj. /plas teuhr, plah steuhr/, n. 1. a composition, as of lime or gypsum, sand, water, and sometimes hair or other fiber, applied in a pasty form to walls, ceilings, etc., and allowed to… …

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  • 12 plaster — n. pasty composition 1) to apply plaster (to apply plaster to a wall) 2) to daub plaster (to daub plaster on a wall) 3) crumbling, falling plaster 4) plaster comes off, falls off (a wall) pastelike mixture used for healing purposes 5) a mustard… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 plaster — plas|ter1 [ˈpla:stə US ˈplæstər] n [Date: 900 1000; : Latin; Origin: emplastrum, from Greek, from emplassein to plaster on , from plassein; PLASTIC2] 1.) [U] a substance used to cover walls and ceilings with a smooth, even surface. It consists of …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 plaster — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 smooth covering for a wall ADJECTIVE ▪ fresh ▪ cracked, crumbling, peeling … OF PLASTER ▪ chunk ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 plaster — plas|ter1 [ plæstər ] noun * 1. ) uncount a substance that is spread onto walls and ceilings to form a hard smooth surface 2. ) count or uncount BRITISH a thin piece of cloth or plastic that is sticky on one side, and that you put on your skin to …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 plaster — I UK [ˈplɑːstə(r)] / US [ˈplæstər] noun Word forms plaster : singular plaster plural plasters * 1) [uncountable] a substance that is spread onto walls and ceilings to form a hard smooth surface 2) [countable] British a thin piece of cloth or… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 plaster — n. & v. n. 1 a soft pliable mixture esp. of lime putty with sand or Portland cement etc. for spreading on walls, ceilings, etc., to form a smooth hard surface when dried. 2 Brit. = sticking plaster (see STICK(2)). 3 hist. a curative or protective …

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  • 18 plaster — [[t]plɑ͟ːstə(r), plæ̱s [/t]] plasters, plastering, plastered 1) N UNCOUNT Plaster is a smooth paste made of sand, lime, and water which goes hard when it dries. Plaster is used to cover walls and ceilings and is also used to make sculptures.… …

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  • 19 plaster — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from Latin emplastrum, from Greek emplastron, from emplassein to plaster on, from en + plassein to mold, plaster; perhaps akin to Latin planus level, flat more at floor Date: before 12th… …

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  • 20 plaster — {{11}}plaster (n.) O.E. plaster medicinal application, from V.L. plastrum, shortened from L. emplastra a plaster (in the medical as well as the building sense), from Gk. emplastron salve, plaster (used by Galen instead of more usual emplaston),… …

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