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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.
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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