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plaster

plas·ter

plaster

 
pronunciation:
plae str
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a paste of sand, lime, and water that becomes hard when it dries. Plaster is used to cover walls and ceilings.
similar words:
cement, mortar
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: plastered, plastering, plasters
definition 1: to cover with plaster or a substance like plaster.
The workmen plastered the new walls before painting them.
synonyms:
daub
similar words:
cement, mortar, paint, paste
definition 2: to paste on.
They plastered movie posters on the walls of the room.
similar words:
paste, smear, spread
derivations: plastery (adj.), plasterer (n.)
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