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Definition of cement:

  1. A kind of calcined limestone, or a calcined mixture of clay and lime, for making mortar which will harden under water.
  2. Any substance used for making bodies adhere to each other, as mortar, glue, etc.
  3. Bond of union; that which unites firmly, as persons in friendship, or men in society.
  4. The layer of bone investing the root and neck of a tooth; - called also cementum.
  5. The powder used in cementation. See Cementation, n., 2.
  6. To become cemented or firmly united; to cohere.
  7. To overlay or coat with cement; as, to cement a cellar bottom.
  8. To unite firmly or closely.
  9. To unite or cause to adhere by means of a cement.


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