- 1 uncountable/no numerable 1.1 [Constr] (powder, mixture) yeso (masculine); (on walls) revoque (masculine), enlucido (masculine)More example sentences
More example sentences1.2plaster (of Paris) [Art/Arte] [Medicine/Medicina] yeso (masculine), escayola (feminine) (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
- 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.
- 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.
- 2 countable/numerable(sticking plaster)(British English/inglés británico) Band-Aid
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 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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In Spain, pinchos are small portions of food, often on a cocktail stick, eaten in a bar or cafe. Often free, they are similar to