Meaning of “plaster of Paris” in the English Dictionary

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"plaster of Paris" in British English

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plaster of Parisnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌplɑː.stər əv ˈpær.ɪs/ us /ˌplæs.tɚ əv ˈper.ɪs/

a mixture of a white powder and water that becomes hard quickly as it dries and is used especially to make plaster casts

(Definition of “plaster of Paris” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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plaster of Parisnoun [ U ]

us /ˈplæs·tər əv ˈpær·ɪs/

a mixture of a white powder and water that becomes hard as it dries and is used to make statues, molds, and other objects

(Definition of “plaster of Paris” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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