Definition of Plastery

1. a. Of the nature of plaster.



Definition of Plastery

1. Adjective. Of the nature of plaster. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plastery

1. resembling plaster [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Plastery

plasterboarding
plasterboards
plastered
plasterer
plasterer's float
plasterers
plastering
plastering trowel
plasterings
plasterless
plasterlike
plasterly
plasters
plasterwork
plasterworks
plastery (current term)
plastibase
plastic
plastic anatomy
plastic art
plastic arts
plastic bag
plastic bags
plastic beauty
plastic bomb
plastic bronchitis
plastic cheese
plastic corpuscle
plastic cyclitis
plastic deformation

Literary usage of Plastery

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Philology of the English Tongue by John Earle (1873)
"St. Peter's disappoints me; the stone of which it is made is a poor plastery material; and indeed Rome in general might be called a rubbishy place. ..."

2. Animal Chemistry with Reference to the Physiology and Pathology of Man by Johann Franz Simon (1845)
"... which soon collects into a soft, tenacious, plastery mass. The salt of lead must be decomposed by carbonate of soda, and the soda-salt in its turn, ..."

3. Animal Chemistry with Reference to the Physiology and Pathology of Man by Johann Franz Simon, George Edward Day (1845)
"In either case we add a solution of basic acetate of lead, which throws down a flocculent precipitate which soon collects into a soft, tenacious, plastery ..."

4. Animal Chemistry: With Reference to the Physiology and Pathology of Man by Johann Franz Simon (1846)
"Ill cither case we add a solution of basic acetate of lead, which throws down a flocculent precipitate which soon collects into a soft, tenacious, plastery ..."

5. The Chemical Gazette (1844)
"... so that ihe liquid always remains alkaline, warmed and shaken, a lena- cious plastery precipitate is obtained ; the supernatant liquid is poured off, ..."

6. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... clammy, glutinous, thready, ropy, plastery; see SLIMY. Antonyms: see THIN. visible, a. visual, ..."

7. The Philology of the English Tongue by John Earle (1873)
"St. Peter's disappoints me; the stone of which it is made is a poor plastery material; and indeed Rome in general might be called a rubbishy place. ..."

8. Animal Chemistry with Reference to the Physiology and Pathology of Man by Johann Franz Simon (1845)
"... which soon collects into a soft, tenacious, plastery mass. The salt of lead must be decomposed by carbonate of soda, and the soda-salt in its turn, ..."

9. Animal Chemistry with Reference to the Physiology and Pathology of Man by Johann Franz Simon, George Edward Day (1845)
"In either case we add a solution of basic acetate of lead, which throws down a flocculent precipitate which soon collects into a soft, tenacious, plastery ..."

10. Animal Chemistry: With Reference to the Physiology and Pathology of Man by Johann Franz Simon (1846)
"Ill cither case we add a solution of basic acetate of lead, which throws down a flocculent precipitate which soon collects into a soft, tenacious, plastery ..."

11. The Chemical Gazette (1844)
"... so that ihe liquid always remains alkaline, warmed and shaken, a lena- cious plastery precipitate is obtained ; the supernatant liquid is poured off, ..."

12. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... clammy, glutinous, thready, ropy, plastery; see SLIMY. Antonyms: see THIN. visible, a. visual, ..."

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