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Does "la escayola" mean cast or plaster?

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On the flashcards picture it looks like cast, but on the translater it says it means plaster. Which is it? Thanks!

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updated JUN 29, 2010
posted by lili5

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In the UK we call it plaster because that's what it's (traditionally) made of. Also the Brits will call it a plaster cast.

"Due to the car crash his arm and leg are in plaster"

"Plaster" translated is yeso

updated JUN 29, 2010
edited by lagartijaverde
posted by lagartijaverde
Thanks! - lili5, JUN 29, 2010
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