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Definition of Cement
CementCement 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
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. CementCement 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.
2. To unite firmly or closely. --Shak.
3. To overlay or coat with cement; as, to cement a cellar
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 substance
used for construction
that sets, hardens, and adheres
to other materials
to bind them together. Cement
- Portland cement
is the most common
type of cement
as a basic ingredient
of concrete, mortar, stucco, and non-specialty...
- The Cement Garden
is a 1978 novel
by Ian McEwan. It was adapted
into a 1993 film of the same name by Andrew
Birkin, starring Charlotte Gainsbourg
- Dental cements
have a wide range
uses include temporary restoration
of teeth, cavity linings
- A cement board
is a combination
and reinforcing fibers formed
into sheets, of varying thickness
that are typically
used as a tile backing
- Rubber cement
(cow gum in British
English) is an adhesive
made from elastic polymers
(typically latex) mixed
in a solvent
such as acetone, hexane, heptane...
(biology), the process whereby
some sessile bivalve mollusks
(and some other
s****ed invertebrates) attach
- Asbestos cement
for "fibrous (or fibre) cement
sheet" - and AC sheet, is a building material
- UltraTech Cement Limited
is an Indian cement company based
in Mumbai. It is a subsidiary
of the Indian multinational
conglomerate, Aditya Birla
- The water–cement ratio
is the ratio
of the weight
to the weight
used in a concrete
mix. A lower ratio leads
to higher strength
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