Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun plaster

5 senses of plaster

Sense 1
plaster -- (a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings)
       => mixture -- ((chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding))
       => covering material -- (a material used by builders to cover surfaces)

Sense 2
plaster of Paris, plaster -- (any of several gypsum cements; a white powder (a form of calcium sulphate) that forms a paste when mixed with water and hardens into a solid; used in making molds and sculptures and casts for broken limbs)
       => calcium sulphate, calcium sulfate -- (a white salt (CaSO4))

Sense 3
poultice, cataplasm, plaster -- (a medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal or clay that is spread on a cloth and applied to the skin to treat inflamed areas or improve circulation etc.)
       => dressing, medical dressing -- (a cloth covering for a wound or sore)

Sense 4
plaster, plasterwork -- (a surface of hardened plaster (as on a wall or ceiling); "there were cracks in the plaster")
       => surface -- (the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary; "there is a special cleaner for these surfaces"; "the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface")

Sense 5
plaster, adhesive plaster, sticking plaster -- (adhesive tape used in dressing wounds)
       => adhesive tape -- (tape coated with adhesive)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb plaster

6 senses of plaster

Sense 1
plaster, plaster over, stick on -- (apply a heavy coat to)
       => cover -- (provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers")

Sense 2
plaster, beplaster -- (cover conspicuously or thickly, as by pasting something on; "The demonstrators plastered the hallways with posters"; "She let the walls of the apartment be beplastered with stucco")
       => cover -- (provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers")

Sense 3
plaster -- (affix conspicuously; "She plastered warnings all over the wall")
       => affix, stick on -- (attach to; "affix the seal here")

Sense 4
plaster -- (apply a plaster cast to; "plaster the broken arm")
       => cover -- (provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers")

Sense 5
plaster, daub -- (coat with plaster; "daub the wall")
       => coat, surface -- (put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface; "coat the cake with chocolate")

Sense 6
poultice, plaster -- (dress by covering with a therapeutic substance)
       => dress -- (apply a bandage or medication to; "dress the victim's wounds")

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