English - Vietnamese Dictionary
plaster /'plɑ:stə/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- trát vữa (tường...); trát thạch cao
- phết đầy, dán đầy, bôi đầy, làm dính đầy
- a trunk plastered with labels: hòn dán đầy nhãn
- to plaster someone with praise: (nghĩa bóng) khen ai quá mức, tâng bốc ai
- dán thuốc cao, đắp thuốc cao (một cái nhọt...); dán lên, đắp lên
- (đùa cợt) bồi thường, đến (một vết thương...)
- xử lý (rượu) bằng thạch cao (cho bớt chua)
plasters|plastered|plastering'plæstər /'plɑːstəThesaurus Dictionary
+a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings
+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
+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.
+a surface of hardened plaster (as on a wall or ceiling)
+adhesive tape used in dressing wounds
+cover conspicuously or thickly, as by pasting something on
+apply a plaster cast to
+apply a heavy coat to
+coat with plaster
+dress by covering with a therapeutic substance
Advanced English Dictionary
smear, daub, bedaub, spread, coat, cover, overlay, superimpose:
The mud was plastered all over my boots. They plastered the walls with posters.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [U] a substance made of LIME, water and sand, that is put on walls and ceilings to give them a smooth hard surface: an old house with crumbling plaster and a leaking roof
2 (also less frequent plaster of Paris) [U] a white powder that is mixed with water and becomes very hard when it dries, used especially for making copies of statues or holding broken bones in place: a plaster bust of Julius Caesar + (BrE) She broke her leg a month ago and it's still in plaster.
3 (also sticking plaster) (both BrE) (also Band-Aid AmE, BrE) [C, U] material that can be stuck to the skin to protect a small wound or cut; a piece of this
+ verb [VN]
1 to cover a wall, etc. with plaster: The walls need plastering before we can start decorating.
2 ~ sb/sth in / with sth to cover sb/sth with a wet or sticky substance: She plastered herself in suntan lotion. + We were plastered from head to foot with mud.
3 [+adv./prep.] to make your hair flat and stick to your head: His wet hair was plastered to his head.
4 [+adv./prep.] to completely cover a surface with pictures or POSTERS: She had plastered her bedroom wall with photos of him. + She had photos of him plastered all over her bedroom wall. + The next day their picture was plastered all over the newspapers.
Phrasal Verbs: plaster over sth to cover sth such as a crack or an old wall with plaster: The original brickwork has been plastered over.
1 smooth covering for a wall
fresh | chipped, cracked, crumbling, peeling
Each blow of the hammer removed a great chunk of plaster.
VERB + PLASTER
Apply the plaster evenly.
PLASTER + VERB
come off (sth), fall off (sth), peel off (sth)
Plaster was peeling off the ceiling.
PLASTER + NOUN
A plaster cast of Madame Fournier stood in the artist's studio.
2 for covering a cut
VERB + PLASTER
put on | peel off, take off
3 for protecting broken bones
PLASTER + NOUN
Her broken leg was put in a plaster cast
Your arm will have to be in plaster for at least six weeks.
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