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Referring to any of various calcined mixtures of clay and limestone, usually mixed with water and sand, gravel, etc., to form concrete, that are used as a building material.

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A powdered substance mixed with water and applied as a paste which hardens into a stony consistency for binding together stones or bricks and for forming floors,walls,etc;esp,a strong mortar of ...


Building materials; Cement

It's a caustic, highly infusible substance, white when pure, obtained by calcination of limestone, shells or other materials composed principally of calcium carbonate.

cementing materials

Building materials; Cement

Consisting of binding materials mixed with water and other materials; they are used to connect together natural stone and bricks, as well as to make various types of artificial stone.

natural cement

Building materials; Cement

Another name for hydraulic lime, obtained from the calcination of limestones containing up to 25% of argillaceous materials, such as clay or shale.


Building materials; Cement

It's an artificial stone composed of hydraulic cement, sand and gravel or broken rock, the latter three ingredients being referred to as aggregates.

Portland cement

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It is obtained by heating in a special furnace called cement kiln a mixture of limestone and clay.

aluminous cement

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It is made by heating a mixture of limestone and bauxite until molten.

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