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Cement Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth
  • something that hardens to act as adhesive material
  • 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
  • concrete pavement is sometimes referred to as cement; "they stood on the gray cement beside the pool"
  • any of various materials used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth
  • make fast as if with cement; "We cemented our friendship"
  • bind or join with or as if with cement
  • cover or coat with cement

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • concrete pavement is sometimes referred to as cement; "they stood on the grey cement beside the pool" ,
  • 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 ,
  • something that hardens to act as adhesive material ,
  • any of various materials used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth ,
  • a specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth

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Cement Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Cement is a brown or grey material that keeps other materials together. Portland cement is a common kind, made from quicklime (heated limestone) and clay, and is used to make concrete. .



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* The common dogma of fundamentalists is fear of modern knowledge, inability to cope with the fast change in a scientific-technological society, and the real breakdown in apparent moral order in recent years.... That is why hate is the major fuel, fear is the cement of the movement, and superstitious ignorance is the best defence against the dangerous new knowledge. ... When you bring up arguments that cast serious doubts on their cherished beliefs you are not simply making a rhetorical point, you are threatening their whole Universe and their immortality. That provokes anger and quite frequently violence. ... Unfortunately you cannot reason with them and you even risk violence in confronting them. Their numbers will decline only when society stabilizes, and adapts to modernity. - G Gaia

* To cement a new friendship, especially between foreigners or persons of a different social world, a spark with which both were secretly charged must fly from person to person, and cut across the accidents of place and time. - Nigerian Proverb

* To cement a new friendship, especially between foreigners or persons of a different social world, a spark with which both were secretly charged must fly from person to person, and cut across the accidents of place and time. - Cornelia Otis Skinner


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