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plaster cast

noun
1.
any piece of sculpture reproduced in plaster of Paris.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
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Examples from the web for plaster cast
  • The monkey's leg was broken and she put a plaster cast on it and treated it.
  • Make your own plaster cast of the preserved dinosaur tracks.
  • Now his right arm is in a plaster cast, and in order to enter the water he has to hold it above his head.
  • Her plaster cast would be off by then, and her papers would be in order.
  • Participants will make a three-dimensional plaster cast of their hand.
British Dictionary definitions for plaster cast

plaster cast

noun
1.
(surgery) a cast made of plaster of Paris See cast (sense 40)
2.
a copy or mould of a sculpture or other object cast in plaster of Paris
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plaster cast in Medicine

plaster cast n.
See cast.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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