cement : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n concrete pavement is sometimes referred to as cement
they stood on the grey cement beside the pool
- n 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
- n something that hardens to act as adhesive material
- n any of various materials used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth
- n a specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth
- v make fast as if with cement
We cemented our friendship
- v cover or coat with cement
- v bind or join with or as if with cement
- Few investors regarded the cement industry as profitableuntil recently.
- The world's largest cement company, Lafarge has set itself a goal: by 2010, it will cut its net CO2 emissions for every ton of cement it produces to 20% below the 1990 level.
- You think cement is just a building material? Here's a man who says it can be a smog buster too.
News & Articles
- Cement truck, minivan collide on S. 27th St. in Oak Creek
OAK CREEK (WITI) — The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner was called to the scene of a collision between a cement...
June 13, 2013 - FOX 6 Milwaukee
- 1 dead as cement truck, minivan collide in Oak Creek
Emergency personnel respond to a crash between a cement truck and a minivan in the Village of Oak Creek.
June 13, 2013 - WISN 12 Milwaukee
- We Could Use Cement Circuits in Gadgets Someday
Alchemy, at 2,000 degrees Celsius. A new study from the Argonne National Laboratory reports that a group of scientists from Japan, Finland, America, and Germany have used lasers to turn liquid cement into a glassy, liquid metal. Read more...
June 12, 2013 - Gizmodo
- Robert Mugabe in International Herald Tribune
Every one of us is actually positive about the agreement, or the need to cement the agreement and make it work,Mugabe said.
- Rick Hendrick in ESPN
In Kasey, we saw an opportunity to cement a big piece of our future,said Rick Hendrick, owner of Hendrick Motorsports. "He possesses incredible talent and a tremendous dedication to his craft, and we know he'll be a great fit within our...
- Kevin Garnett in AFP
I look forward to going home and playing,Garnett said. "It's going to be like coming into the amazon, into the jungle. The onus is on us. We've definitely got to win in game six and come out and set our feet in the cement, so to speak,...