In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
(powder, mixture)yeso masculinemasculine revoquemasculine enlucido
- I watch her sifting plaster of Paris through her fingers as she sprinkles it slowly onto limp water.
- The pale green plaster fireplace wall of the master bedroom includes niches for books and artwork.
- Gouges or holes in the walls must be repaired with wall board compound, spackle, or patching plaster.
- Across the hall is a spacious drawing room with a large bay window, ornate marble fireplace, decorative plaster coving and ceiling rose.
- If you are nailing over a lath and plaster ceiling, longer nails may be needed.
- Mix dry plaster of Paris with water until you have a thick, pudding-like consistency.
- The floor is wood, the ceiling is gypsum board, and the walls are part plaster on masonry and part gypsum board on randomly spaced framing.
- Cracks gaped in building walls, and chunks of plaster fell from ceilings.
- Mother had inadvertently used plaster of Paris instead of flour.
- In addition to a softer color, color washing can accentuate the texture of your plaster or stucco walls.
- The storage room has exposed brick and plaster walls, a stone floor and an unusual ox's harness chandelier.
- Ceiling medallions over 20 inches in diameter and all plaster ceiling medallions require mechanical fastening.
- The only function of plaster on walls and ceilings, unless it is itself elaborately decorative, is to serve as a smooth surface on which to place decorative paper or paint.
- Mineral fiber tile ceilings have replaced plaster and wallboard ceilings.
- Since you mentioned that your walls are plaster as opposed to drywall, this makes things a little easier.
- Joists are the framing members in the ceiling that the plaster or drywall is attached to.
- Both rooms have been stylishly decorated to highlight period features such as marble fireplaces and decorative plaster ceilings.
- To make such a rectangular and austere space appropriate for music, walls are treated with acoustic plaster and ceilings are absorbent too.
- The nature of their decoration, whether by painted plaster on walls or ceilings, or by tessellated and mosaic floors, compares well with that from the countryside.
- Wall materials such as stucco, cement, brick, plaster, stone, and block are most resistant to high temperatures.
- Drywall can be used to cover conventional bare stud walls or damaged lath and plaster walls.
- With its high ceiling and original ornamental plaster coving, marble fireplace, vast mirror and chandelier, it could be the set for a period drama.
- This demolition exposed ‘stripes’ of structure throughout the existing plaster walls and ceilings.
1.2plaster (of Paris) — escayola feminine Spain
- to have one's leg in plaster — tener la pierna escayolada
- to put sb's arm in plaster — enyesarle el brazo a algn
1Building(wall/room) revocar(wall/room) enlucir(cracks) rellenar con yeso
2(cover)they plastered the wall with posters — cubrieron / empapelaron la pared de afiches
- she plastered herself with make-up — se pintarrajeó toda
4USinformal(defeat)darle una paliza a informalwe really plastered them — les dimos una buena paliza
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