Meaning of CEMENT in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ sɪment ]
( cements, cementing, cemented)
Cement is a grey powder which is mixed with sand and water in order to make concrete.
...a mixture of wet sand and cement.
Cement is the same as concrete .
...the hard cold cement floor.
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
Something that cements a relationship or agreement makes it stronger.
Nothing cements a friendship between countries so much as trade.
VERB : V n
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
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006