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“There’s a massive opportunity, in terms of the impact on working mothers in particular — this could potentially be really good in the longer term, as we’ve now ripped the plaster off around flexible working,” she said.‘There’s huge cultural stigma around role of dads’: More men are requesting flexible working|Jessica Davies|February 2, 2021|Digiday
By making plaster casts of those impressions, archaeologists could see details like facial expressions and even the folds and pleats of clothing.Archaeologists find two more bodies among the ruins of Pompeii|Kiona N. Smith|November 23, 2020|Ars Technica
Then they used plaster mixed with other materials to cast the other 130 stones.Stonehenge enhanced voices and music within the stone ring|Bruce Bower|September 29, 2020|Science News For Students
While chipping away plaster from his kitchen wall, the Guatemalan man unearthed a series of centuries-old Mayan murals.7 Historically Significant Artifacts Rescued by Happenstance|The Daily Beast|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Death masks are made from a cast of layered plaster strips laid on the face soon after death.
Once dried, a liquid, such as plaster, wax, or bronze, is poured in for a perfect representation of the face.
We crossed a stream into a village of timbered white plaster houses, some with pretty wrought-iron balconies.
Her face was cast into a plaster mold, preserving her shy smile for posterity.Brooklyn’s Museum of Death: Inside Morbid Anatomy’s House of Intriguing Horrors|Nina Strochlic|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He laid it upon the floor, and took out a plaster mask, and brushing and blowing off the saw-dust, held it up.
“It is a perfect identification,” murmured Mr. Arden, with his eyes still riveted on the plaster faces.
Now Isaias had ordered that they should take a lump of figs, and lay it as a plaster upon the wound, and that he should be healed.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
The plaster will show on the ground whether the sowing is being done evenly.
A pint of meal and a pint of plaster to each rod, is a good mixture to sow in.