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Definition of Cement


  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.
  5. The layer of bone investing the root and neck of a tooth; -- called also cementum.
  6. To unite or cause to adhere by means of a cement.
  7. To unite firmly or closely.
  8. To overlay or coat with cement; as, to cement a cellar bottom.
  9. To become cemented or firmly united; to cohere.

Cement Quotations

I came from a real tough neighborhood. I put my hand in some cement and felt another hand.
Rodney Dangerfield

Palestine is the cement that holds the Arab world together, or it is the explosive that blows it apart.
Yasser Arafat

May hard work, and justice, always cement our bonds of unity that we may get our country back to production.
Mwai Kibaki

Cement doesn't give as much as snow.
Shaun White

Robert Herrick Quote
What is a kiss? Why this, as some approve: The sure, sweet cement, glue, and lime of love.
Robert Herrick
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Cement Translations

cement in Danish is cement
cement in Dutch is cement
cement in French is cimentons, cimenter, ciment, cimentent, cimentez
cement in German is Bindemittel, Zement
cement in Italian is cemento
cement in Portuguese is cimento
cement in Spanish is pegamento, cemento
cement in Swedish is cement, sammanfoga, kitt, cementera

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