There are 2 translations of plaster in Spanish:

plaster1

Pronunciation: /ˈplæstər; ˈplɑːstə(r)/

n

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable 1.1 [Building/Construcción] (powder, mixture) yeso (m); (on walls) revoque (m), enlucido (m)
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    • This demolition exposed ‘stripes’ of structure throughout the existing plaster walls and ceilings.
    • If you are nailing over a lath and plaster ceiling, longer nails may be needed.
    • The nature of their decoration, whether by painted plaster on walls or ceilings, or by tessellated and mosaic floors, compares well with that from the countryside.
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    • Mother had inadvertently used plaster of Paris instead of flour.
    • Mix dry plaster of Paris with water until you have a thick, pudding-like consistency.
    • I watch her sifting plaster of Paris through her fingers as she sprinkles it slowly onto limp water.
    1.2plaster (of Paris) [Art/Arte] [Medicine/Medicina] yeso (m), escayola (f) (Spain/España) to have one's leg in plaster tener* la pierna enyesada or (in Spain also/en España también) escayolada to put sb's arm in plaster enyesarle or (in Spain also/en España también) escayolarle el brazo a algn
  • 2 countable/numerable
    (sticking plaster)
    (British English/inglés británico) Band-Aid

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f
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There are 2 translations of plaster in Spanish:

plaster2

vt

  • 1 [Building/Construcción] [wall/room] revocar*, enlucir*; [cracks] rellenar con yeso
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    • My walls and ceiling were plastered and at some point covered with wallpaper.
    • Over time, plaster walls and ceilings may develop stress-cracks.
    • The brick walls were plastered over with lime of which some traces can be seen.
  • 2 2.1 (cover) they plastered the wall with posters cubrieron or empapelaron la pared de afiches she plastered herself with make-up se pintarrajeó toda 2.2 (smear) embadurnar
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    • Sainsburys really got behind Comic Relief, plastering their stores in red noses.
    • Commercial Alert is appealing to journalists not to use the corporate names in sports articles - he says plastering ads in stories blurs the line between editorial and advertising.
    • Both sexes are plastered with band logos on bags, T-shirts, patches - Slipknot, Korn, The Deftones.
  • 3 (defeat) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], darle* una paliza a [colloquial/familiar] we really plastered them les dimos una buena paliza
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    • It flies from every third building, it is emblazoned on shop displays, plastered on the bumpers of cars, and scrawled on anti-war banners.
    • His company had plastered posters and media stories around the area telling everyone that track repair work would mean no trains that day and advertising replacement buses.
    • You have to wonder why he should want his life story plastered all over the daily papers.
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    • The support-by-fire elements plaster the T-80's area with machine gun fire and main gun rounds.
    • The enemy plastered the troops in this position, particularly from the air, where he was unmolested, and followed the bombardment by a further attack on our position.

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Word of the day tropa
f
la tropa = the troops …
Cultural fact of the day

Bullfighting remains popular in many parts of Spain and some Latin American countries, and is regularly broadcast on television. During the bullfight (corrida) three bullfighters (matadores) fight a total of six bulls, two each.