Meaning of CEMENT in English

CEMENT

(~s, ~ing, ~ed)

1.

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

...a mixture of wet sand and ~.

N-UNCOUNT

2.

Cement is the same as concrete .

...the hard cold ~ floor.

N-UNCOUNT

3.

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

Stick the pieces on with tile ~.

N-UNCOUNT: usu n N

4.

Something that ~s a relationship or agreement makes it stronger.

Nothing ~s a friendship between countries so much as trade.

VERB: V n

5.

If things are ~ed together, they are stuck or fastened together.

Most artificial joints are ~ed into place.

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

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