cement
[sɪˈmɛnt]
NOUN
  1. a powdery substance made by calcining lime and clay, mixed with water to form mortar or mixed with sand, gravel, and water to make concrete.
    • concrete.
    • a soft glue that hardens on setting.
      "tile cement"
      synonyms:
    • a factor or element that unites a group of people.
      "trust is the cement that holds organizations together"
    • a substance for filling cavities in teeth.
      "dental cement"
    • anatomy
      a thin layer of bony material that fixes teeth to the jaw.
    • geology
      the material which binds particles together in sedimentary rock.
VERB
cements (third person present) · cemented (past tense) · cemented (past participle) · cementing (present participle)
  1. fix with cement.
    "wooden posts were cemented into the ground"
    synonyms:
    stick · bond · join · connect · fasten · fix · affix · attach · secure · bind ·
    glue · gum · paste · fuse · weld · solder
    • settle or establish firmly.
      "the two firms are expected to cement an agreement soon"
    • geology
      (of a material) bind (particles) together in sedimentary rock.
      "the original quartz grains were cemented by authigenic quartz"
Origin
Middle English: from Old French ciment (noun), cimenter (verb), from Latin caementum ‘quarry stone’, from caedere ‘hew’.
Words starting with cement:
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How to use cement in a sentence?
the pavement consists of granite blocks set on a bed of cobblestones and cement.
he was said to have swindled £62.5 million from the state-owned cement industry.
they valued fun and good fellowship as the cement of the community.
the original quartz grains were cemented by authigenic quartz.
the two firms are expected to cement an agreement soon.
the fire was stoked with a mixture of slack and cement.
trust is the cement that holds organizations together.
the meetings helped cement Anglo-American relations.
use a mix of one part cement to five parts ballast.
wooden posts were cemented into the ground.
the cyclical nature of the cement industry.
cement was loaded on to barges via chutes.
dental cement.
epoxy cement.
tile cement.
How to say cement in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)sement
Arabic (NOUN)الاسمنت, اسمنت
Bangla সিমেন্ট
Bosnian (Latin) cementa
Bulgarian (NOUN)цимент
Cantonese (Traditional) 水泥
Catalan (NOUN)ciment, formigó
(VERB)consolidar
Chinese Simplified 水泥
Chinese Traditional 水泥
Croatian (NOUN)cementa, beton
Czech (NOUN)cementu, tmel, betonu
Danish (VERB)cementere
Estonian (NOUN)tsement
Fijian simede
Filipino semento
Finnish (NOUN)sementti
French (NOUN)ciment, tsementno, colle, béton
(VERB)cimenter
German (NOUN)Zement, Kleber, kitten, Beton
(VERB)zementieren, festigen
Greek (NOUN)τσιμέντου, κονίας, τσιµέντου
(VERB)τσιμενταρίσει, εδραιωθεί
Haitian Creole siman
Hebrew (NOUN)מלט, צמנט, המלט, הבטון, בטון
Hindi (NOUN)सीमेंट
Hmong Daw maas
Icelandic (NOUN)sement
Indonesian (NOUN)semen
Italian (NOUN)cemento
(VERB)cementare
Japanese (NOUN)セメント, セメント系
(VERB)固める
Kiswahili (NOUN)saruji
Korean (NOUN)시멘트
Latvian (NOUN)cementa, betona
(VERB)nostiprināt
Lithuanian (NOUN)cemento
Malagasy simenitra
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)simen
Maltese (NOUN)siment
Norwegian Bokmål sement
Persian (NOUN)سیمان, سيمان, سمان, سمنت
Polish (NOUN)cementu
Portuguese (NOUN)cimento
(VERB)cimentar, consolidar
Querétaro Otomi su̲mento
Romanian (NOUN)ciment
Russian (NOUN)цемента
Samoan sima
Serbian (Cyrillic) цемента
Serbian (Latin) cementa
Slovak (NOUN)cementu
(VERB)upevniť
Spanish (NOUN)cemento
(VERB)cimentar
Swedish (VERB)befästa
Tahitian tima
Tamil (NOUN)சீமெந்து
Telugu సిమెంట్
Thai (NOUN)ซีเมนต์
Tongan sima
Turkish (NOUN)çimento, beton
Ukrainian (NOUN)цементу
Urdu (NOUN)سیمنٹ
Vietnamese (NOUN)xi măng
Welsh (NOUN)sment
Yucatec Maya cemento
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