how to pronounce cement

sɪmɛnt

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meanings of cement

noun:

  1. Any material with strong adhesive and cohesive properties such as binding agents, glues, grout.
  2. A bond of union; that which unites firmly, as persons in friendship or in society.
  3. The layer of bone investing the root and neck of a tooth; cementum.
  4. The paste-like substance resulting from mixing such a powder with water, or the rock-like substance that forms when it dries.
  5. A powdered substance produced by firing (calcining) calcium carbonate (limestone) and clay that develops strong cohesive properties when mixed with water. The main ingredient of concrete.

verb:

  1. To make permanent.
  2. To unite firmly or closely.
  3. To affix with cement.
  4. To overlay or coat with cement.

name:

  1. A town in Oklahoma.

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