ETYM AS., a plaster, from Latin emplastrum, Greek, to daub on, stuff in; en in + plassein to mold: cf. Old Fren. plastre a plaster, French plâtre. Related to Plastic, Emplaster, Piaster.
A mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings.
A plaster-like mixture used in dressing wounds, especially for making casts; SYN. adhesive plaster, sticking plaster.
1. To coat with plaster; SYN. daub.
2. To apply a plaster cast to
3. To apply a heavy coat to; SYN. plaster over, stick on.
4. To affix conspicuously
5. To cover conspicuously, as by pasting something on