ce·ment /sɪˈmɛnt ||ˈsimɛnt/
ce·ment /sɪˈmɛnt/ 名詞
1. Any substance used for making bodies adhere to each other, as mortar, glue, etc.
2. A kind of calcined limestone, or a calcined mixture of clay and lime, for making mortar which will harden under water.
3. The powder used in cementation. See Cementation, n., 2.
4. Bond of union; that which unites firmly, as persons in friendship, or men in society. “The cement of our love.”
5. Anat. The layer of bone investing the root and neck of a tooth; -- called also cementum.
Hydraulic cement. See under Hydraulic.
Ce·ment v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cemented; p. pr. & vb. n. Cementing.]
1. To unite or cause to adhere by means of a cement.
2. To unite firmly or closely.
3. To overlay or coat with cement; as, to cement a cellar bottom.
Ce·ment, v. i. To become cemented or firmly united; to cohere.
n 1: concrete pavement is sometimes referred to as cement; "they
stood on the gray cement beside the pool"
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
3: something that hardens to act as adhesive material
4: any of various materials used by dentists to fill cavities
5: a specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth
v 1: make fast as if with cement; "We cemented our friendship"
2: cover or coat with cement
3: bind or join with or as if with cement