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escayola
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escayola(
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kah
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lah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (art)
a. plaster
El escultor utiliza mayoritariamente escayola y arcilla.The sculptor mainly works with plaster and clay.
b. plaster of Paris
El relieve y la decoración en la pared fue hecho con escayola.The relief and the decoration on the wall was made with plaster of Paris.
2. (construction)
a. plaster
El albañil mezcló la escayola con agua para preparar la mezcla.The mason mixed the plaster with water to prepare the mortar.
b. plaster of Paris
Usamos una mezcla de escayola para reparar los agujeros en el techo.We used a mixture of plaster of Paris to repair the holes in the ceiling.
3. (medicine)
a. plaster
El ortodoncista añadió agua a la escayola para hacerme un molde de la boca.The orthodontist stirred water into the plaster in order to take a mold of my mouth.
b. plaster of Paris
La escayola es sumamente moldeable en estado húmedo por lo que resulta fácil de usar en pacientes con fracturas.Plaster of Paris is infinitely mouldable in wet state, so it is easy to use with a fracture patient.
4. (bandage)
a. cast
Mis compañeros de clase escribieron en la escayola que tengo en el brazo con marcadores.My classmates wrote on my arm cast with markers.
b. plaster cast
Asegúrate de que la escayola no se moje cuando te estás bañando.Make sure the plaster cast doesn't get wet when you're taking a shower.
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escayola
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (construction)
a. plaster of Paris
2. (medicine)
a. plaster
una escayolaa plaster cast
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escayola
1 (Arte) plaster of Paris
2 (Construcción) plaster; plaster of Paris
3 (Med) (material) plaster; (férula) plaster cast; cast
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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