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See definition of plaster on Dictionary.com
  • nounthick, gooey material that hardens
  • verbspread, smear

synonyms for plaster

  • adhesive
  • cement
  • glue
  • lime
  • mortar
  • stucco
  • binding
  • coat
  • dressing
  • gum
  • gypsum
  • mucilage
  • paste
  • plaster of Paris
See also synonyms for: plastered
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How to use plaster in a sentence

The remains were so fragile, our team had to cover them in plaster and remove them intact with the block of sediment in which they were buried.
A CAVE SITE IN KENYA’S FORESTS REVEALS THE OLDEST HUMAN BURIAL IN AFRICAALISON CROWTHERMAY 28, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
Investigators excavated the entire pit in 2017 and covered it in plaster for transport to the National Museums of Kenya in Nairobi.
A CHILD’S 78,000-YEAR-OLD GRAVE MARKS AFRICA’S OLDEST KNOWN HUMAN BURIALBRUCE BOWERMAY 5, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
“There’s a massive opportunity, in terms of the impact on working mothers in particular — this could potentially be really good in the longer term, as we’ve now ripped the plaster off around flexible working,” she said.
‘THERE’S HUGE CULTURAL STIGMA AROUND ROLE OF DADS’: MORE MEN ARE REQUESTING FLEXIBLE WORKINGJESSICA DAVIESFEBRUARY 2, 2021DIGIDAY
By making plaster casts of those impressions, archaeologists could see details like facial expressions and even the folds and pleats of clothing.
ARCHAEOLOGISTS FIND TWO MORE BODIES AMONG THE RUINS OF POMPEIIKIONA N. SMITHNOVEMBER 23, 2020ARS TECHNICA
Then they used plaster mixed with other materials to cast the other 130 stones.
STONEHENGE ENHANCED VOICES AND MUSIC WITHIN THE STONE RINGBRUCE BOWERSEPTEMBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
He laid it upon the floor, and took out a plaster mask, and brushing and blowing off the saw-dust, held it up.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
“It is a perfect identification,” murmured Mr. Arden, with his eyes still riveted on the plaster faces.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Now Isaias had ordered that they should take a lump of figs, and lay it as a plaster upon the wound, and that he should be healed.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The plaster will show on the ground whether the sowing is being done evenly.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
A pint of meal and a pint of plaster to each rod, is a good mixture to sow in.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
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WORDS RELATED TO PLASTER

  • cast
  • compress
  • dressing
  • gauze
  • plaster
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