Hydraulic cement
Cement Ce*ment" (s[e^]*m[e^]nt" or s[e^]m"[e^]nt), n. [OF. cement, ciment, F. ciment, fr. L. caementum a rough, unhewn stone, pieces or chips of marble, from which mortar was made, contr. fr. caedimentum, fr. caedere to cut, prob. akin to scindere to cleave, and to E. shed, v. t.] 1. Any substance used for making bodies adhere to each other, as mortar, glue, etc. [1913 Webster]

2. A kind of calcined limestone, or a calcined mixture of clay and lime, for making mortar which will harden under water. [1913 Webster]

3. The powder used in cementation. See {Cementation}, n., 2. [1913 Webster]

4. Bond of union; that which unites firmly, as persons in friendship, or men in society. ``The cement of our love.'' [1913 Webster]

5. (Anat.) The layer of bone investing the root and neck of a tooth; -- called also {cementum}. [1913 Webster]

{Hydraulic cement}. See under {Hydraulic}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Hydraulic cement — Hydraulic Hy*drau lic, a. [F. hydraulique, L. hydraulicus, fr. Gr. ?, ?, a water organ; y dwr water + ? flute, pipe. See {Hydra}.] Of or pertaining to hydraulics, or to fluids in motion; conveying, or acting by, water; as, an hydraulic clock,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hydraulic cement — noun a cement that hardens under water; made by heating limestone and clay in a kiln and pulverizing the result • Syn: ↑Portland cement • Hypernyms: ↑cement * * * noun : a cement that is capable of hardening under water see portland cement,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydraulic cement — hidraulinis cementas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Cementas, kuris pradėjęs kietėti ore toliau kietėja ir vandenyje. atitikmenys: angl. hydraulic cement; water hardening cement; water setting cement rus. гидравлический цемент …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • hydraulic cement — cement that can solidify under water. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hydraulic — Hy*drau lic, a. [F. hydraulique, L. hydraulicus, fr. Gr. ?, ?, a water organ; y dwr water + ? flute, pipe. See {Hydra}.] Of or pertaining to hydraulics, or to fluids in motion; conveying, or acting by, water; as, an hydraulic clock, crane, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydraulic accumulator — Hydraulic Hy*drau lic, a. [F. hydraulique, L. hydraulicus, fr. Gr. ?, ?, a water organ; y dwr water + ? flute, pipe. See {Hydra}.] Of or pertaining to hydraulics, or to fluids in motion; conveying, or acting by, water; as, an hydraulic clock,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydraulic brake — Hydraulic Hy*drau lic, a. [F. hydraulique, L. hydraulicus, fr. Gr. ?, ?, a water organ; y dwr water + ? flute, pipe. See {Hydra}.] Of or pertaining to hydraulics, or to fluids in motion; conveying, or acting by, water; as, an hydraulic clock,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydraulic elevator — Hydraulic Hy*drau lic, a. [F. hydraulique, L. hydraulicus, fr. Gr. ?, ?, a water organ; y dwr water + ? flute, pipe. See {Hydra}.] Of or pertaining to hydraulics, or to fluids in motion; conveying, or acting by, water; as, an hydraulic clock,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydraulic jack — Hydraulic Hy*drau lic, a. [F. hydraulique, L. hydraulicus, fr. Gr. ?, ?, a water organ; y dwr water + ? flute, pipe. See {Hydra}.] Of or pertaining to hydraulics, or to fluids in motion; conveying, or acting by, water; as, an hydraulic clock,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydraulic lime — Hydraulic Hy*drau lic, a. [F. hydraulique, L. hydraulicus, fr. Gr. ?, ?, a water organ; y dwr water + ? flute, pipe. See {Hydra}.] Of or pertaining to hydraulics, or to fluids in motion; conveying, or acting by, water; as, an hydraulic clock,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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