plaster bandage

plaster bandage
a bandage stiffened with a paste of plaster of Paris, which sets and becomes very hard.

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  • plaster bandage — noun bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal • Syn: ↑cast, ↑plaster cast • Hypernyms: ↑bandage, ↑patch * * * noun : gauze bandage impregnated with plaster of paris and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • plaster cast — noun bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑cast, ↑plaster bandage • Hypernyms: ↑bandage, ↑patch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plaster of Paris bandage — Plaster Plas ter, n. [AS., a plaster (in sense 1), fr. L. emplastrum, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to daub on, stuff in; ? in + ? to mold: cf. OF. plastre a plaster (in sense 2), F. pl[^a]tre. Cf. {Plastic}, {Emplaster}, {Piaster}.] [Formerly written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plaster — Plas ter, n. [AS., a plaster (in sense 1), fr. L. emplastrum, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to daub on, stuff in; ? in + ? to mold: cf. OF. plastre a plaster (in sense 2), F. pl[^a]tre. Cf. {Plastic}, {Emplaster}, {Piaster}.] [Formerly written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plaster cast — Plaster Plas ter, n. [AS., a plaster (in sense 1), fr. L. emplastrum, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to daub on, stuff in; ? in + ? to mold: cf. OF. plastre a plaster (in sense 2), F. pl[^a]tre. Cf. {Plastic}, {Emplaster}, {Piaster}.] [Formerly written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plaster of Paris — Plaster Plas ter, n. [AS., a plaster (in sense 1), fr. L. emplastrum, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to daub on, stuff in; ? in + ? to mold: cf. OF. plastre a plaster (in sense 2), F. pl[^a]tre. Cf. {Plastic}, {Emplaster}, {Piaster}.] [Formerly written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plaster stone — Plaster Plas ter, n. [AS., a plaster (in sense 1), fr. L. emplastrum, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to daub on, stuff in; ? in + ? to mold: cf. OF. plastre a plaster (in sense 2), F. pl[^a]tre. Cf. {Plastic}, {Emplaster}, {Piaster}.] [Formerly written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plaster cast — n. 1. a copy or mold of a statue or other object, cast in plaster of Paris 2. Surgery a rigid cast to hold a fractured bone in place and prevent movement, made by wrapping the limb or part with a bandage of gauze soaked in wet plaster of Paris …   English World dictionary

  • bandage — [n] covering for wound cast, compress, dressing, gauze, plaster; concept 311 bandage [v] cover a wound bind, dress, swathe, truss, wrap; concept 310 …   New thesaurus

  • plaster — Synonyms and related words: Ace bandage, Band Aid, Portland cement, Spackle, adherent, adhesive, adhesive tape, adobe, application, ashlar, band, bandage, bandaging, barnacle, bathe, bedaub, besmear, binder, booze up, boozify, brace, bramble,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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