Learn how to say Cements correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word cement:
a powdery substance made by calcining lime and clay, mixed with water to form mortar or mixed with sand, gravel, and water to make concrete.
a soft glue that hardens on setting:
figurative a factor or element that unites a group of people:
trust is the cement that holds organizations together
a substance for filling cavities in teeth:
(also cementum) Anatomy a thin layer of bony material that fixes teeth to the jaw.
Geology the material which binds particles together in sedimentary rock.
fix with cement:
wooden posts were cemented into the ground
settle or establish firmly:
the two firms are expected to cement an agreement soon
Geology (of a material) bind (particles) together in sedimentary rock:
the original quartz grains were cemented by authigenic quartz
Middle English: from Old French ciment (noun), cimenter (verb), from Latin caementum ‘quarry stone’, from caedere ‘hew’