plaster cast


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plaster cast

n.
1. A sculptured mold or cast in plaster of Paris.
2. See cast.

plaster cast

n
1. (Surgery) surgery a cast made of plaster of Paris. See cast40
2. (Art Terms) a copy or mould of a sculpture or other object cast in plaster of Paris

plas′ter cast′


n.
any piece of sculpture reproduced in plaster of Paris.

plaster cast

An intermediate stage in bronze sculpture from which the final mold is made.
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Noun1.plaster cast - bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they healplaster cast - bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal
bandage, patch - a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
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plaster cast

n (Med) → ingessatura, gesso; (model, statue) → modello in gesso
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The plaster cast was not worth more than a few shillings, and the whole affair appeared to be too childish for any particular investigation.
Why any burglar should take such a thing passes my understanding, for it was only a plaster cast and of no real value whatever.
Then came the day when the last bandage and the last plaster cast were taken off.
Bound down a prisoner, denied even movement by the plaster casts and bandages, White Fang lingered out the weeks.
And there was a plaster cast of the head of a man who was assassinated about sixty years ago.
She stood quite still; her impassive features seemed like a plaster cast, from which all life and feeling were drawn out.
A sublime symbol met his eyes on the high mantel-shelf above him--a colored plaster cast of the Virgin with the Child Jesus in her arms.
cried Villa Kennan, two days later, as she came out on the broad sleeping-porch and regarded Harley and Jerry stretched out, the one with his leg in splints, the other with his leg in a plaster cast.
Ossipon, not looking at her, and with a face like a fresh plaster cast of himself after a wasting illness, said: "By-the-by, I ought to have the money for the tickets now.
The plaster casts ranged on the shelf opposite were casts (after death) of the heads of famous murderers.
Sir Jervis will introduce you to plaster casts of hideous Indian idols; he will keep you writing for him, without mercy, from morning to night; and when he does let you go, old Miss Redwood will find she can't sleep, and will send for the pretty young lady-secretary to read to her.
So tightly were they buckled that they were like slightly flexible plaster casts.