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Definition 1: a specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for cement in the sense of this definition

(cement is a kind of ...) the solid parts of the body

(... is part of cement) the embedded part of a bodily structure such as a tooth, nail, or hair

Definition 2: a 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 - [noun denoting substance]

(cement is a kind of ...) material used for constructing buildings

(... is a kind of cement ) a cement that hardens under water; made by heating limestone and clay in a kiln and pulverizing the result

(... is made of the substance cement) a strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water

(... is made of the substance cement) used as a bond in masonry or for covering a wall

Definition 3: something that hardens to act as adhesive material - [noun denoting substance]

(cement is a kind of ...) a substance that unites or bonds surfaces together

(... is a kind of cement ) cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive

(... is a kind of cement ) a dough-like mixture of whiting and boiled linseed oil; used especially to patch woodwork or secure panes of glass

(... is a kind of cement ) a cement resembling putty; made by mixing ferric oxide and boiled linseed oil; is acid resistant

(... is a kind of cement ) a cement resembling putty; made by mixing white and red lead in boiled linseed oil; used as luting on pipe fittings

(... is a kind of cement ) a pasty cement used as an adhesive or filler

Definition 4: concrete pavement is sometimes referred to as cement - [noun denoting substance]

Samples where cement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they stood on the grey cement beside the pool

(cement is a kind of ...) a strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water

Definition 5: any of various materials used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth - [noun denoting substance]

(cement is a kind of ...) any material that fills a space or container

"there was not enough fill for the trench"

Definition 6: bind or join with or as if with cement - [verb of contact]

(cement is a kind of ...) cause to be firmly attached

"fasten the lock onto the door" "she fixed her gaze on the man"

(cement has a similar meaning as ...) cover or coat with cement

Definition 7: make fast as if with cement - [verb of contact]

Samples where cement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We cemented our friendship

(cement is a kind of ...) make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope

"The Chinese would bind the feet of their women"

Definition 8: cover or coat with cement - [verb of contact]

(cement is a kind of ...) put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface

"coat the cake with chocolate"

(cement has a similar meaning as ...) bind or join with or as if with cement

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