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Etymology

Old English plaster, from late [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] plastrum; later reinforced by Anglo-Norman plaistre.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
plaster

Plural
s

plaster (s)
  1. (uncountable) A paste applied to the skin for healing or cosmetic purposes.
  2. (countable) (UK) A small adhesive bandage to cover a minor wound; a sticking plaster.
  3. (uncountable) A mixture of lime or gypsum, sand, and water, sometimes with the addition of fibres, that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls and ceilings.
  4. (countable) A cast made of plaster of Paris and gauze; plaster cast.

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Verb

Infinitive
to plaster

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to plaster (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To cover or coat something with plaster, or apply a plaster.
    Her face was plastered in mud.
  2. (transitive) To hide or cover up, as if with plaster.
    The radio station plastered the buses and trains with its advertisement.

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Danish

Noun

plaster n.

  1. band-aid

Swedish

Noun

plaster

  1. Indefinite plural of plast

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