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 substance used for construction that sets, hardens, and adheres to other materials to bind them together. Cement is seldom used...
- 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...
- 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 and Andrew...
- Dental cements have a wide range of dental and orthodontic applications. Common uses include temporary restoration of teeth, cavity linings to provide...
- 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...
- 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...
- Cementation may refer to: Cementation (biology), the process whereby some sessile bivalve mollusks (and some other s****ed invertebrates) attach themselves...
- Asbestos cement, genericized as fibro or fibrolite - short for "fibrous (or fibre) cement sheet" - and AC sheet, is a building material in which asbestos...
- UltraTech Cement Limited is an Indian cement company based in Mumbai. It is a subsidiary of the Indian multinational conglomerate, Aditya Birla Group....
- The water–cement ratio is the ratio of the weight of water to the weight of cement used in a concrete mix. A lower ratio leads to higher strength and durability...
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