English version

plaster in Construction topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishplasterplas‧ter1 /ˈplɑːstə $ ˈplæstər/ ●○○ noun  1 [uncountable]AVSTBC a substance used to cover walls and ceilings with a smooth even surface. It consists of lime, water, and sand.2 [uncountable]MH plaster of Paris3 first_aid_kit.jpg [countable, uncountable] British EnglishMH a piece of thin material that is stuck on to the skin to cover a small wound syn bandaid American English4 in plaster
Examples from the Corpus
plasterBronzes are created by building sand moulds of a plaster original, in itself a skilled and labour intensive job.Three days after that, a plaster jacket was fitted from her shoulders to her hips.There was a plaster model of the Eiffel Tower in there.The midfield player broke an arm during the midweek draw with Arsenal and will be in plaster for six weeks.It was mightily impressive bowling by any standards, and with his left hand in plaster it was quite remarkable.The bone has failed to knit properly and his hand must remain in plaster.Rather like Steve, who makes plaster casts of the vulva for drawer handles.When hardened, smooth down with abrasive paper, then seal with plaster primer.