from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A sculptured mold or cast in plaster of Paris.
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- noun surgery A
castmade of a stiff material (often plaster of Parisand gauze) in order to immobilize a broken bone for the period of healing.
- noun A copy of a piece of art or other object cast in plaster.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal
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