A composition of lime, water, and sand, with or without hair as a bond, for coating walls, ceilings, and partitions of houses. See Mortar.
Calcined gypsum, or plaster of Paris, especially when ground, as used for making ornaments, figures, moldings, etc.; or calcined gypsum used as a fertilizer.
To overlay or cover with plaster, as the ceilings and walls of a house.
Fig.: To smooth over; to cover or conceal the defects of; to hide, as with a covering of plaster.
To cover with a plaster, as a wound or sore.
Wrap the chopped or boiled herbs, or a paste made from them, in cheesecloth or muslin before applying to the affected area. This is good for herbs that might irritate the skin, such as mustard.
an external curative application, consisting of a solid or semi-solid substancespread upon a piece of muslin, skin, or some similarmaterial, and of such a nature as to be adhesive at the temperature of the body; used for the local application of a medicament or for closing a wound, and sometimes to give mechanical support
adhesive tape used in dressing wounds
An external application of a consistency harder than ointment, prepared for use by spreading it on linen, leather, silk, or other material. It is adhesive at the ordinary temperature of the body, and is used, according to its composition, to produce a medicinal effect, to bind parts together, etc.; as, a porous plaster; sticking plaster.
an herbal preparation for external application that is harder than an ointment, but soft enough to be spread on cloth and adhere to the skin when applied to the body
Used in interior stone installations to adhere the anchors in place as well as to fill butt jointed stone.