Definition of Cement. Meaning of Cement. Synonyms of Cement

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Definition of Cement

Cement
Cement Ce*ment" (s[e^]*m[e^]nt" or s[e^]m"[e^]nt), n. [OF. cement, ciment, F. ciment, fr. L. caementum a rough, unhewn stone, pieces or chips of marble, from which mortar was made, contr. fr. caedimentum, fr. caedere to cut, prob. akin to scindere to cleave, and to E. shed, v. t.] 1. Any substance used for making bodies adhere to each other, as mortar, glue, etc. 2. A kind of calcined limestone, or a calcined mixture of clay and lime, for making mortar which will harden under water. 3. The powder used in cementation. See Cementation, n., 2. 4. Bond of union; that which unites firmly, as persons in friendship, or men in society. ``The cement of our love.' 5. (Anat.) The layer of bone investing the root and neck of a tooth; -- called also cementum. Hydraulic cement. See under Hydraulic.
Cement
Cement Ce*ment", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cemented; p. pr. & vb. n. Cementing.] [Cf. F. cimenter. See Cement, n.] 1. To unite or cause to adhere by means of a cement. --Bp. Burnet. 2. To unite firmly or closely. --Shak. 3. To overlay or coat with cement; as, to cement a cellar bottom.
Cement
Cement Ce*ment", v. i. To become cemented or firmly united; to cohere. --S. Sharp.

Meaning of Cement from wikipedia

- A cement is a binder, a chemical substance used for construction that sets, hardens, and adheres to other materials to bind them together. Cement is seldom...
- Portland cement is the most common type of cement in general use around the world as a basic ingredient of concrete, mortar, stucco, and non-specialty...
- UltraTech Cement Limited is an Indian multinational cement company based in Mumbai. It is the largest manufacturer of grey cement, ready-mix concrete...
- Ambuja Cements Limited, formerly known as Gujarat Ambuja Cement Limited (GACL), is a major Indian cement producing company. The Group markets cement and...
- Cement kilns are used for the pyroprocessing stage of manufacture of portland and other types of hydraulic cement, in which calcium carbonate reacts with...
- Look up cementation in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Cementation may refer to: Cementation (biology), the process whereby some sessile bivalve mollusks...
- Asbestos cement, genericized as fibro, fibrolite (short for "fibrous (or fibre) cement sheet"; but different from the natural mineral fibrolite), or AC...
- Burnpur Cement Limited is one of the largest producers of cement in Eastern India. The company has a plant in Asansol, West Bengal, which is functioning...
- Portland Cement The United Cement Co. Ltd. The Shahabad Cement Co. Ltd. The Coimbatore Cement The Dewarkhand Cement Co. Ltd. The C. P. Cement Co. Ltd....
- A cement board is a combination of cement and reinforcing fibers formed into sheets, of varying thickness that are typically used as a tile backing board...