plaster


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Synonyms for plaster

Synonyms for plaster

to spread with a greasy, sticky, or dirty substance

Synonyms for plaster

any of several gypsum cements

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

a surface of hardened plaster (as on a wall or ceiling)

adhesive tape used in dressing wounds

apply a heavy coat to

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cover conspicuously or thickly, as by pasting something on

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affix conspicuously

apply a plaster cast to

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dress by covering with a therapeutic substance

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Some little time ago he purchased from Morse Hudson two duplicate plaster casts of the famous head of Napoleon by the French sculptor, Devine.
She meant that the people in the crowd believed in Him; for she remembered the crosses with bleeding plaster figures that stood where foot-paths joined, and the inexplicable mystery of a service in a Roman Catholic church.
He'll always be lame," the surgeon said, wiping his hands and gazing down at Michael, who lay, for the most part of him, a motionless prisoner set in plaster of Paris.
Bound down a prisoner, denied even movement by the plaster casts and bandages, White Fang lingered out the weeks.
They had been gone nearly an hour when the doctor sent me into the next room to moisten and knead up some plaster of Paris.
In the midst of the worst paroxysm Charlie came to leave a message from his mother, and was met by Phebe coming despondently downstairs with a mustard plaster that had brought no relief.
Under it was the plaster and the laths, gnawed away in places by the rats.
asks the black bonnet of the gray coat; and the hard-featured farmer reins up his grateful dobbin to inquire what you are doing where he sees no manure in the furrow, and recommends a little chip dirt, or any little waste stuff, or it may be ashes or plaster.
For instance, now,' she went on, sticking a large piece of plaster [band-aid] on her finger as she spoke, 'there's the King's Messenger.
A few minutes after, a Bricklayer passed by, carrying a pail full of plaster on his shoulder.
The palazzo suddenly seemed so obtrusively old and dirty, the spots on the curtains, the cracks in the floors, the broken plaster on the cornices became so disagreeably obvious, and the everlasting sameness of Golenishtchev, and the Italian professor and the German traveler became so wearisome, that they had to make some change.
The plaster, discolored by the steam of many wash-days, was crisscrossed with cracks from the big earthquake of the previous spring.
I was then curious, indeed, to see it; and when I came to it, it was nothing but this: it was a timber house, or a house built, as we call it in England, with lath and plaster, but all this plastering was really China ware--that is to say, it was plastered with the earth that makes China ware.
Very interesting reading it might be made, too," remarked Sherlock Holmes, sticking a small piece of plaster over the prick on his finger.
She began to assist the water with a slim oatmeal diet and blister- plasters.