Water cement
Water cement Wa"ter ce*ment" Hydraulic cement. [1913 Webster]

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  • water cement — noun Hydraulic cement • • • Main Entry: ↑water …   Useful english dictionary

  • Water-cement ratio — is the ratio of weight of water to the weight of cement used in a concrete mix. It has an important influence on the quality of concrete produced. A lower water cement ratio leads to higher strength and durability, but may make the mix more… …   Wikipedia

  • water-cement ratio — noun : the ratio of mixing water to cement in a concrete expressed by volume or by weight or as the number of gallons of water per bag of cement …   Useful english dictionary

  • ground-water cement —    A cementing material precipitating at the water table [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • Cement kiln — Cement kilns are used for the pyroprocessing stage of manufacture of Portland and other types of hydraulic cement, in which calcium carbonate reacts with silica bearing minerals to form a mixture of calcium silicates. Over a billion tonnes of… …   Wikipedia

  • Cement render — Cement rendering is the application of a thin premixed surface ofsand, cement and lime to brick, cement, stone or mud brick. It isoften textured, coloured or painted after application. It isgenerally used on exterior walls but can be used to… …   Wikipedia

  • cement-water — cementˈ water noun Water containing copper salts, as in copper mines • • • Main Entry: ↑cement …   Useful english dictionary

  • cement — [sə ment′] n. [ME & OFr ciment < L caementum, rough stone, chippings < * caedimentum < caedere, to cut down: see CIDE] 1. a) a powdered substance made of burned lime and clay, mixed with water and sand to make mortar or with water, sand …   English World dictionary

  • Cement-mortar lined ductile iron pipe — is a ductile iron pipe with cement lining on the inside surface, and is commonly used for water distribution.Cement mortar lined ductile iron pipe is governed by standards set forth by DIPRA (Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association), and was first …   Wikipedia

  • cement gun — noun An apparatus for spraying fine concrete or cement mortar • • • Main Entry: ↑cement * * * cement gun, a machine used to apply a mixture of cement, sand, and water under pneumatic pressure, used especially in construction and repair of masonry …   Useful english dictionary

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