HyperDic: cement

English > 8 senses of the word cement:
NOUNsubstancecementconcrete pavement is sometimes referred to as cement
substancecementa building material that is a powder made of a mixture of calcined limestone and clay
substancecementsomething that hardens to act as adhesive material
substancecementany of various materials used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth
bodycement, cementuma specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth
VERBcontactcementmake fast as if with cement
contactcementcover or coat with cement
contactcementbind or join with or as if with cement
cement > pronunciation
Soundssahmeh'nt; sihmeh'nt
Rhymesaccent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > cement: 8 senses > noun 1, substance
Meaningconcrete pavement is sometimes referred to as cement.
Example"they stood on the grey cement beside the pool"
BroaderconcreteA strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water
Spanishcemento
Catalanciment
English > cement: 8 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA building material that is a powder made of a mixture of calcined limestone and clay; used with water and sand or gravel to make concrete and mortar.
Narrowerhydraulic cement, Portland cementA cement that hardens under water
Broaderbuilding materialmaterial used for constructing buildings
Substance ofconcreteA strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water
mortarUsed as a bond in masonry or for covering a wall
Spanishcemento
Catalanciment
Adjectivescementitiouslike or relevant to or having the properties of cement
Verbscementbind or join with or as if with cement
cementcover or coat with cement
English > cement: 8 senses > noun 3, substance
MeaningSomething that hardens to act as adhesive material.
Narrowerglue, gum, mucilagecement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive
iron puttyA cement resembling putty
masticA pasty cement used as an adhesive or filler
puttyA dough-like mixture of whiting and boiled linseed oil
red-lead puttyA cement resembling putty
Broaderadhesive material, adhesive agent, adhesiveA substance that unites or bonds surfaces together
Spanishcemento
Catalancement
Adjectivescementitiouslike or relevant to or having the properties of cement
English > cement: 8 senses > noun 4, substance
MeaningAny of various materials used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth.
Broaderfilling, fillAny material that fills a space or container
Spanishempaste
Catalanempast
Verbscementbind or join with or as if with cement
cementcover or coat with cement
English > cement: 8 senses > noun 5, body
MeaningA specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth.
Synonymcementum
Part ofrootThe part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support
Broadersolid body substanceThe solid parts of the body
Spanishcemento dental, cemento
Catalancement
English > cement: 8 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningmake fast as if with cement.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"We cemented our friendship"
Broaderbindmake fast
Spanishcimentar
English > cement: 8 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningCover or coat with cement.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadercoat, surfacePut a coat on
Similar tocementBind or join with or as if with cement
Spanishcimentar
Nounscementa building material that is a powder made of a mixture of calcined limestone and clay
cementany of various materials used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth
English > cement: 8 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningBind or join with or as if with cement.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Similar tocementCover or coat with cement
Spanishcementar, pegar
Catalancementar, enganxar
Nounscementa building material that is a powder made of a mixture of calcined limestone and clay
cementany of various materials used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth

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