plaster cast

noun
Updated on: 6 May 2018

Definition of plaster cast

1 : a sculptor's model in plaster of paris
2 : a rigid dressing of gauze impregnated with plaster of paris

Examples of plaster cast in a Sentence

  1. She had a plaster cast on her leg.

  2. The mask was made from a plaster cast of his face.

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First Known Use of plaster cast

1773

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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PLASTER CAST Defined for English Language Learners

plaster cast

Definition of plaster cast for English Language Learners

  • : a copy of something made of plaster of paris


Medical Dictionary

plaster cast

noun

medical Definition of plaster cast

: a rigid dressing of gauze impregnated with plaster of paris


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