plaster

(redirected from plastery)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to plastery: plaster spreader
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • noun
  • verb

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

Related Words

cover conspicuously or thickly, as by pasting something on

Synonyms

Related Words

affix conspicuously

apply a plaster cast to

Related Words

dress by covering with a therapeutic substance

References in periodicals archive ?
The plastery thickness of Olitski's early work, in light of his return in the '80s to a similar impasto (though now lustrous rather than matte), shows how much of himself Olitski sacrificed in order to produce his signature '60s canvases, with their slowly modulating fields of stained acrylic quasi-framed along two or more edges by subtly contrasting or dissonant hues--paintings of a sort in which Max Kozloff once sa "the aftermath of a physical event or contact seemingly absent from the canvas itself.
High above the highboy, our gold National Eagle stooped forward, plastery and doddering.