Dressing vs Elastoplast - What's the difference?

dressing | elastoplast |


As a noun dressing

is (medicine) material applied to a wound for protection or therapy.

As a verb dressing

is .

As a proper noun elastoplast is

(uk|australia) a sticking plaster (adhesive bandage) or medical dressing; a band-aid.

dressing

Noun

  • (medicine) Material applied to a wound for protection or therapy.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1913, author=
  • , title=Lord Stranleigh Abroad , chapter=5 citation , passage=She removed Stranleigh’s coat with a dexterity that aroused his imagination. The elder woman returned with dressings and a sponge, which she placed on a chair.}}
  • A sauce, especially a cold one for salads.
  • Something added to the soil as a fertilizer etc.
  • The activity of getting dressed.
  • * 2004 , Kathryn Banks, ?Joseph Harris, Exposure: Revealing Bodies, Unveiling Representations (page 182)
  • Considered thus, the performance is a translation into images of bodies on display, as is well demonstrated by Monsieur Jourdain's repeated dressings and undressings.
  • (obsolete) Dress; raiment; especially, ornamental habiliment or attire.
  • (Ben Jonson)
  • The stuffing of fowls, pigs, etc.; forcemeat.
  • Gum, starch, etc., used in stiffening or finishing silk, linen, and other fabrics.
  • An ornamental finish, such as a moulding around doors, windows, or on a ceiling.
  • (dated) Castigation; scolding; dressing down.
  • Derived terms

    * dressing gown * dressing stick

    Verb

    (head)
  • ----

    elastoplast

    Proper noun

  • (UK, Australia) A sticking plaster (adhesive bandage) or medical dressing; a band-aid.
  • Derived terms

    * elastoplasted