Meaning of CEMENT in English

CEMENT

transcription, транскрипция: [ sɪment ]

( cements, cementing, cemented)

1.

Cement is a grey powder which is mixed with sand and water in order to make concrete.

...a mixture of wet sand and cement.

N-UNCOUNT

2.

Cement is the same as concrete .

...the hard cold cement floor.

N-UNCOUNT

3.

Glue that is made for sticking particular substances together is sometimes called cement .

Stick the pieces on with tile cement.

N-UNCOUNT : usu n N

4.

Something that cements a relationship or agreement makes it stronger.

Nothing cements a friendship between countries so much as trade.

VERB : V n

5.

If things are cemented together, they are stuck or fastened together.

Most artificial joints are cemented into place.

VERB : usu passive , be V-ed prep / adv

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