Definition of 'plaster'
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The sticking plaster of a little more council tax simply will not do. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The pill sends a message to a sensor in a sticking plaster on the patient's shoulder. Computing (2010)Clean and dry it, then cover with a plaster. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was taken to hospital in Brighton and had to have a plaster cast. The Sun (2016)It had a small cut so I put a plaster on its belly but there was no sign of blood besides that. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The huge oak beams were probably once concealed by a rich plaster ceiling. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Or you can really blow the budget and install speakers in the wall behind the plaster. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You must be wary of becoming a plaster for his wounds which he may throw away. The Sun (2011)Two pieces of plaster cover the top of her right shoulder when she plays. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The thin hair was plastered back onto his tanned skull. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)That is why the discovery of these plaster casts is so important. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Without this you simply apply sticking plaster where much more is required. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We put a plaster over the crack and the shell seemed to grow back. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The decorative plaster ceiling is one of the finest in the country. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She had a plaster cast on her leg. Times, Sunday Times (2015)To call it a sticking plaster is to insult the efficiency of sticking plasters. The Sun (2015)We have put a plaster on it for a year. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is then picked up by tiny pieces of recycled glass in the lime plaster on the walls. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Little sticking plasters for big wounds. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Dry the wound by patting it with clean pieces of gauze and apply a plaster large enough to cover the surrounding area. Times, Sunday Times (2007)So Mum took to covering the good eye with a large square of sticky plaster. Seminary Boy (2006)Applying your base with a brush or sponge can make it look as if you've had plaster applied. The Sun (2011)After a few moments she would rise up again, her white hair now plastered against her wrinkled but still elegant face. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Visit St Petersburg and you can expect to see the city centre plastered with posters of the local maestro. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Smooth white plaster for enveloping walls is not the absence of decor; it is the choice of one particular, relatively neutral decor. A Philosophy of Interior Design (1990)
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Translations for 'plaster'
British English: plaster /ˈplɑːstə/ NOUN
for walls and ceilings Plaster is a paste which people put on walls and ceilings so that they are smooth.
There were huge cracks in the plaster.
- American English: plaster for wall
- Arabic: جِصّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: reboco
- Chinese: 石膏
- Croatian: žbuka
- Czech: sádra
- Danish: gips
- Dutch: stucwerk voor muur
- European Spanish: yeso
- Finnish: laasti
- French: plâtre
- German: Putz
- Greek: σοβάς
- Italian: intonaco
- Japanese: 漆喰 for wall
- Korean: 회반죽
- Norwegian: mørtel
- Polish: tynk
- European Portuguese: argamassa
- Romanian: ipsos
- Russian: штукатурка
- Spanish: yeso
- Swedish: murbruk
- Thai: ปูนปลาสเตอร์
- Turkish: alçı
- Ukrainian: замазка
- Vietnamese: vữa trát ngoài
British English: plaster /ˈplɑːstə/ NOUN
sticking plaster A plaster is a strip of material with a soft part in the middle. You can cover a cut on your body with a plaster.
- American English: Band-Aid® for wound
- Arabic: جِبْس
- Brazilian Portuguese: penso rápido
- Chinese: 创可贴
- Croatian: flaster
- Czech: náplast
- Danish: plaster
- Dutch: pleister op wond
- European Spanish: tirita IngBrit
- Finnish: laastari
- French: pansement
- German: Pflaster Wunde
- Greek: γύψος
- Italian: cerotto
- Japanese: 絆創膏 for wound
- Korean: 반창고
- Norwegian: plaster
- Polish: plaster przylepiec
- European Portuguese: penso rápido
- Romanian: plasture
- Russian: гипс
- Spanish: curita
- Swedish: plåster
- Thai: พลาสเตอร์ปิดแผล
- Turkish: yara bandı
- Ukrainian: пластир
- Vietnamese: băng dính y tế
British English: plaster VERB
If you plaster a wall or ceiling, you cover it with a layer of plaster.
The ceiling he had just plastered fell in and knocked him off his ladder.
Definition of plaster from the Collins English Dictionary
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