in plaster

Definition of in plaster


  1. :  in a hard covering that protects a broken bone and allows it to heal :  in a plaster cast Her arm is in plaster.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a medicated or protective dressing that consists of a film (as of cloth or plastic) spread with a usually medicated substance

    :  something applied to heal and soothe

    :  a pasty composition (as of lime, water, and sand) that hardens on drying and is used for coating walls, ceilings, and partitions

  1. :  to overlay or cover with plaster :  coat

    :  to apply a plaster to

    :  to cover over or conceal as if with a coat of plaster

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