adjective see plaster I

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  • Plastery — Plas ter*y, a. Of the nature of plaster. [1913 Webster] The stone . . . is a poor plastery material. Clough. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plastery — ˈplast(ə)rē, laas , lais , lȧs , ri adjective : resembling or having the properties or characteristics of plaster examples in which the paint assumes almost plastery texture Stuart Preston …   Useful english dictionary

  • plastery — See plasterer. * * * …   Universalium

  • plastery — plæstrɪ / plɑːs adj. of plaster, pertaining to plaster …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plastery — psaltery …   Anagrams dictionary

  • plastery — plas·tery …   English syllables

  • psaltery — plastery …   Anagrams dictionary

  • plaster — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from Latin emplastrum, from Greek emplastron, from emplassein to plaster on, from en + plassein to mold, plaster; perhaps akin to Latin planus level, flat more at floor Date: before 12th… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • plaster — plasterer, n. plasteriness, n. plasterlike, plastery, adj. /plas teuhr, plah steuhr/, n. 1. a composition, as of lime or gypsum, sand, water, and sometimes hair or other fiber, applied in a pasty form to walls, ceilings, etc., and allowed to… …   Universalium

  • plaster — noun 1》 a soft mixture of lime with sand or cement and water for spreading on walls and ceilings to form a smooth hard surface when dried. 2》 (also plaster of Paris) a hard white substance made by the addition of water to powdered gypsum, used… …   English new terms dictionary

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