They were of plaster-of-paris, and were the leavings evidently of the dentist, who had been the last tenant.
“Now fetch that bag of plaster-of-paris from the tool-house,” said the Colonel.
Hitched in front of it were eight tiny reindeer, made of plaster-of-paris, properly colored.
All about her were statues and plaster-of-paris reproductions of masterpieces.
The slabs are clamped to the top flanges by steel clips, having bolts set with plaster-of-paris in holes drilled in the slabs.
Dr. Dion, a fine surgeon, set it, and placed my foot in plaster-of-paris.
Ink your plate and wipe it clean, as described in Note , and then pour over it plaster-of-paris mixed with water.
Briefly, it is a method of casting printing plates of aluminum alloy in molds made from a composition of plaster-of-paris.
The keeper there says I am a wonderful shot—I hit a plaster-of-paris rabbit seven times in succession!
Bronzing is that process by which figures of plaster-of-paris, wood, &c. are made to have the appearance of copper or brass.
mid-15c.; originally it was made from the extensive gypsum deposits of Montmartre in Paris.
plaster of Paris plaster of Par·is (pār'ĭs)
Any of a group of gypsum cements, essentially hemihydrated calcium sulfate, a white powder that forms a paste when mixed with water and hardens into a solid, used in making casts and molds.