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English definition of “plaster cast”

plaster cast

noun [C] uk   us  
(also cast) a covering made of plaster of Paris that is put around part of someone's body, forming a hard case to protect them while a broken bone repairs itself a copy of a statue or similar object, made of plaster of Paris
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