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English noun: cement

1. cement (substance) concrete pavement is sometimes referred to as cement


SamplesThey stood on the grey cement beside the pool.


Broader (hypernym)concrete

2. cement (substance) 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


Broader (hypernym)building material


Narrower (hyponym)hydraulic cement, Portland cement


Substance meronymconcrete, mortar

3. cement (substance) something that hardens to act as adhesive material


Broader (hypernym)adhesive, adhesive agent, adhesive material


Narrower (hyponym)glue, gum, iron putty, mastic, mucilage, putty, red-lead putty

4. cement (substance) any of various materials used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth


Broader (hypernym)fill, filling

5. cement (body) a specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth


Synonymscementum


Broader (hypernym)solid body substance


Part meronymroot, tooth root


English verb: cement

1. cement (contact) make fast as if with cement


SamplesWe cemented our friendship.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bind

2. cement (contact) cover or coat with cement


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)coat, surface


Verb groupcement

3. cement (contact) bind or join with or as if with cement


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fasten, fix, secure


Verb groupcement









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