Water cement


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Water cement Hydraulic cement.
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In literature:

The face next to the water is cemented.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 595, May 28, 1887" by Various
A heavy glass water-pitcher hit the cement walk immediately before him.
"The Ambulance Made Two Trips" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
The cement does not poison the water.
"Practical Taxidermy" by Montagu Browne
When the cement is sufficiently dry dampen again with water (a little more freely) and remove the paper.
"The Ladies Book of Useful Information" by Anonymous
It had been more or less assumed that the water had acted as a lubricant rather than as a cement.
"The Economic Aspect of Geology" by C. K. Leith
Pollution of cistern water is often due to the cracking of the cement lining.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI)" by Various
Finally, brass caps are affixed with a special water-tight and hard cement.
"How it Works" by Archibald Williams
If this can not be done, place a layer of cement under the stable floor to prevent water from entering from below.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Water cures Portland cement.
"The Blue Ghost Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
This cement, when properly prepared, resists cold water.
"Paper and Printing Recipes" by J. Sawtelle Ford
Modern practice is to measure the expansion of a test piece of cement kept in water at a temperature of 212 Deg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
With these the floor and sides of the pit are lined, and cemented together with water thrown on them, which freezes hard.
"The Perils and Adventures of Harry Skipwith" by W.H.G. Kingston
Two individuals were trapped in cement-walled pits at the Seoul City Water Works.
"Some Reptiles and Amphibians from Korea" by Robert G Webb
Seating herself on the cement rim, she dabbled her hand in the water.
"Whispering Walls" by Mildred A. Wirt
All of the ice about was firmly cemented together, and over it we made our way toward the edge of the water line.
"My Attainment of the Pole" by Frederick A. Cook
The cement should be placed, alternately with the gold, in new and clean pots in which no water has ever been poured.
"De Re Metallica" by Georgius Agricola
In places liable to be flooded by water, the basin should be cemented or asphalted.
"Gas-Engines and Producer-Gas Plants" by R. E. Mathot
The thaw had fairly set in; the roads, still hard as cement, ran with water, and were most slippery.
"The Truants" by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
The cement will make them water tight later.
"Manual Training Toys for the Boy's Workshop" by Harris W. Moore
All three were loaded with cement, which became solid concrete after contact with the water and can be removed only by submarine blasting.
"Current History, Vol. VIII, No. 3, June 1918" by Various

In news:

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Several coho salmon fry were killed when construction workers at a Coquitlam property washed cement waste water down a storm drain which contaminated a nearby creek.
C104/A21.4-08 ANSI Standard for Cement-Mortar Lining for Ductile -Iron Pipe and Fittings for Water.
In the 1970s, he advocated for what was then a controversial change in the water-cement ratio for structural grout .
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This specification covers hollow and solid concrete masonry units made from hydraulic cement, water, and mineral aggregates with or without the inclusion of other materials.
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1.1 This test method covers the determination of water- soluble nitrite concentration of a cylinder of hardened hydraulic-cement concrete.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation has issued the air and water discharge permits Lafarge needs to modernize its Ravena cement factory.
It warned cement in the pool's concrete is rapidly dissolving in part from prolonged exposure to effects of a high water table.
The Lafayette County Planning Commission approved a new well, a cement structure to house it in, and a new iron-filtering system for Punkin Water Association Thursday night.
Om nom nom it's like a Snickers bar - layers of asphalt, cobblestone and cement topped off with gooey brown water.
In 2011, the city of Olympia, WA, was faced with finding the best replacement pipe material and installation method for an aging asbestos cement (AC) water main.
Equal proportioning from three aggregate bins, precise water control slash cement demand.