Translation of plaster in Spanish:


yeso, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈplɑːstə//ˈplæstər/


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    • 1.1Building
      (powder, mixture)

      yeso masculine
      (on walls) revoque masculine
      (on walls) enlucido masculine
      • 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.

    • 1.2

      plaster (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

  • 2British

transitive verb

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    (wall/room) revocar
    (wall/room) enlucir
    (cracks) rellenar con yeso
  • 2

    they plastered the wall with posters cubrieron / empapelaron la pared de afiches
    • she plastered herself with make-up se pintarrajeó toda
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  • 4USinformal

    darle una paliza a informal
    we really plastered them les dimos una buena paliza