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verb     /ˈplɑː.stər/ US  /ˈplæs.tɚ/
[T] to spread plaster on a surface PlasteringCovering and adding layers [T + adv/prep] to make something stick in a flat smooth layer : The torrential rain had plastered her hair to her head .Glues and gluing and stickiness [T usually + adv/prep] informal to cover a surface or an object with something completely or thickly : She had plastered her bedroom walls with photos of pop stars . The car was plastered with mud . The story was plastered all over (= printed so that it completely covered ) the front page of the newspaper .Covering and adding layers plastering     /ˈplɑː.stər.ɪŋ/ US  /ˈplæs.tɚ.ɪŋ/ noun [U] There's only the plastering left to be done.Plastering
(Definition of plaster verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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