A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (construction material)
a. plaster
Solo nos falta poner una capa de yeso sobre esta pared para terminar la obra.We just need to apply a layer of plaster on this wall to finish the job.
2. (medicine)
a. cast
Mañana por fin me van a quitar el yeso.They're finally taking off my cast tomorrow.
b. plaster cast
¿Quieres firmarme el yeso?Do you want to sign my plaster cast?
3. (geology)
a. gypsum
Hay un yacimiento de yeso muy importante en Almería, España.There is a very important gypsum deposit in Almeria, Spain.
4. (art)
a. plaster cast
El escultor usó yeso para crear este busto.The sculptor used a plaster cast to create this bust.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geology)
a. gypsum
2. (construction)
a. plaster
3. (art)
a. gesso
4. (vendaje)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. plaster
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1 (Geología) gypsum
2 (Archit) plaster
dar de yeso a una pared to plaster a wall
yeso mate plaster of Paris
3 (Med) (material) plaster; (molde) plaster cast
recibió golpes que le rompieron el yeso de la pierna.
4 (Arte) plaster cast
5 (tiza) chalk
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