plaster cast Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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plaster castnoun [C]

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(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 ​brokenbonerepairs itself a ​copy of a statue or ​similarobject, made of ​plaster of Paris
(Definition of plaster cast from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “plaster cast”
in Chinese (Simplified) (熟石膏制成的)石膏绷带,石膏夹, 石膏模型…
in Chinese (Traditional) (熟石膏製成的)石膏紗布,石膏夾, 石膏模型…
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