PLASTER OF PARIS
\plˈastəɹ ɒv pˈaɹɪs], \plˈastəɹ ɒv pˈaɹɪs], \p_l_ˈa_s_t_ə_ɹ ɒ_v p_ˈa_ɹ_ɪ_s]\
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A calcium salt that is used for a variety of purposes including: building materials, as a desiccant, in dentistry as an impression material, cast, or die, and in medicine for immobilizing casts and as a tablet excipient. It exists in various forms and states of hydration. Plaster of Paris is a mixture of powdered and heat-treated gypsum.
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