Associations to the word «Cement»

Pictures for the word «Cement»


CEMENT, noun. (uncountable) A powdered substance that develops strong adhesive properties when mixed with water.
CEMENT, noun. (uncountable) The paste-like substance resulting from mixing such a powder with water.
CEMENT, noun. (uncountable) Any material with strong adhesive properties.
CEMENT, noun. (figurative) Bond of union; that which unites firmly, as persons in friendship or in society.
CEMENT, noun. (anatomy) The layer of bone investing the root and neck of a tooth; cementum.
CEMENT, verb. (transitive) To affix with cement.
CEMENT, verb. (transitive) To overlay or coat with cement.
CEMENT, verb. (transitive) (figurative) To unite firmly or closely.
CEMENT, verb. (figuratively) To make permanent.
CEMENT, proper noun. A town in Oklahoma.
CEMENT BOARD, noun. (uncountable) A building material made of cement and glass fibers formed into sheets, used as tile backing board.
CEMENT BOARD, noun. A sheet of the building material.
CEMENT BOARDS, noun. Plural of cement board
CEMENT COPPER, noun. A precipitated form of copper created by the action of copper sulfate solution on iron
CEMENT MIXER, noun. A device used in construction in which cement, aggregate and water are slowly mixed together in a revolving drum to form concrete.
CEMENT MIXER, noun. A cocktail made of Irish cream and lime juice or lemon juice.
CEMENT MIXERS, noun. Plural of cement mixer
CEMENT STEEL, noun. Steel produced by cementation; blister steel

Dictionary definition

CEMENT, noun. Concrete pavement is sometimes referred to as cement; "they stood on the grey cement beside the pool".
CEMENT, noun. A building material that is a powder made of a mixture of calcined limestone and clay; used with water and sand or gravel to make concrete and mortar.
CEMENT, noun. Something that hardens to act as adhesive material.
CEMENT, noun. Any of various materials used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth.
CEMENT, noun. A specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth.
CEMENT, verb. Make fast as if with cement; "We cemented our friendship".
CEMENT, verb. Cover or coat with cement.
CEMENT, verb. Bind or join with or as if with cement.

Wise words

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