There are 2 translations of plaster in Spanish:

plaster1

Pronunciation: /ˈplæstər; ˈplɑːstə(r)/

n

  • 1 u 1.1 [Const] (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] [Med] yeso (m), escayola (f) (Esp) to have one's leg in plaster tener* la pierna enyesada or (Esp tb) escayolada to put sb's arm in plaster enyesarle or (Esp tb) escayolarle el brazo a algn
  • 2 c
    (sticking plaster)
    (BrE) Band-Aid

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There are 2 translations of plaster in Spanish:

plaster2

vt

  • 1 [Const] [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) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], darle* una paliza a [familiar/colloquial] 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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Today is a public holiday in Peru (Día de la Independencia)