plaster of paris

listen to the pronunciation of plaster of paris
English - Turkish
(Madencilik) alçı taşı

Alçıpan alçıtaşından yapılır. - Drywall is made from gypsum.

{i} jips
alçı (taşı)
(Tekstil) jips Açıklama: Boncuğa benzeyen, beyaz, küçük polimerdir
(İnşaat) alçı H
(Tıp) Kalsiyum sülfat (CaSO4)
English - English
A hemihydrate of calcium sulfate, made by calcining gypsum, that hardens when moistened and allowed to dry; used to make casts, molds or sculpture
{n} a mixture of several sorts of gypsum, used also for gypsum
Plaster of Paris is a type of plaster made from white powder and water which dries quickly. It is used to make plaster casts. Any of a group of gypsum cements, essentially hemihydrated calcium sulfate, CaSO France.]. a mixture of a white powder and water that dries fairly quickly and is used for making plaster casts and to decorate buildings. Quick-setting gypsum plaster consisting of a fine white powder, calcium sulfate hemihydrate, which hardens when moistened and allowed to dry. It is made by heating gypsum to 250-360°F (120-180°C). Used since ancient times, plaster of paris is so called because of its preparation from the abundant gypsum found in Paris. It is used to make molds and casts for ceramics and sculptures, to precast and hold ornamental plasterwork on ceilings and cornices, and for orthopedic bandages (casts). In medieval and Renaissance times, gesso (plaster of paris mixed with glue) was applied to wood panels, plaster, stone, or canvas to provide the ground for tempera and oil painting
{i} white gypsum powder that becomes a paste and hardens rapidly when mixed with water (used for making casts, sculptures, molds, etc.)
Hydrate of calcium sulphate, made by calcinating gypsum at 150-160C
any of several gypsum cements; a white powder (a form of calcium sulphate) that forms a paste when mixed with water and hardens into a solid; used in making molds and sculptures and casts for broken limbs
Also known as plaster, it can be mixed with water, hardening to a smooth solid which does not shrink or lose volume, because it hardens before all the water can evaporate A common building material as well as a versatile medium in sculpture A kind of plaster that is popularly used for carving and making casts It is made up of dehydrated gypsum and is mixed with water
A white powdery substance used chiefly for casts and molds in the form of a quick-setting paste with water
A semi-hydrated form of calcium sulfate made by sintering gypsum to 120 - 130 C (248 - 266F)
A fine white plaster made of dehydrated gypsum that is mixed with water and used for carving and making casts
plaster of paris


    plas·ter of Pa·ris

    Turkish pronunciation

    plästır ıv pärîs


    /ˈplastər əv ˈparəs/ /ˈplæstɜr əv ˈpærɪs/


    [ 'plas-t&r ] (noun.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English, from Latin emplastrum, from Greek emplastronomer, from emplassein to plaster on, from en- + plassein to mold, plaster; perhaps akin to Latin planus level, flat; more at FLOOR.

    Word of the day