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plas'ter of Par'is




calcined gypsum in white, powdery form, used as a base for gypsum plasters, as an additive of lime plasters, and as a material for making fine and ornamental casts: characterized by its ability to set rapidly when mixed with water. Also,plas'ter of par'is.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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