Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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
My house is built of stone, but it is plastered with a kind of cement I can dig here in the hills.
"Our Home in the Silver West" by Gordon Stables
Poland starch is a nice cement for pasting layers of paper together, or any fancy articles.
"The American Housewife" by Anonymous
Rubber bands are made by cementing a sheet of rubber into a tube and then cutting them off at whatever width may be desired.
"Makers of Many Things" by Eva March Tappan
Broken china may be repaired with cement, made of equal parts of glue, the white of an egg, and white-lead mixed together.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
The further end was of smooth-grained stone that resembled cement.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science September 1930" by Various
The cells were of cement, and Kent himself had helped to plan them!
"The Valley of Silent Men" by James Oliver Curwood
Limestones usually possess good cementing properties, but some of the dolomitic limestones are of low cementing value.
"American Rural Highways" by T. R. Agg
This drainpipe is best laid with regular sewer pipe and without cement in the joints.
"Rural Hygiene" by Henry N. Ogden
Demonstrate a knowledge of various uses for cement.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
A small amount of sulphate will cement the particles together to a considerable extent.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
Fell unaided! though cemented
By the faith o' friendship's laws;--
Fell unpity'd -- unlamented!
Bluiding in a thankless cause!
"The Waes O' War : Or The Upshot Of The History O' Will And Jean. In Four Parts" by Hector MacNeill
As if cemented in an oven,
In the strange substance of a dream,
A pot of poisoned food, the region
Of Daghestan there slowly steamed.
"Here will be echoes in the mountains..." by Boris Pasternak
And when quarrels arose—as one frequently finds
Quarrels will, spite of every endeavor—
The song of the Jubjub recurred to their minds,
And cemented their friendship for ever!
"The Hunting Of The Snark " by Lewis Carroll
See how she moves in zigzag line,
And draws along her silken twine,
Too soft for touch, for sight too fine,
And makes her polished drapery shine,
The edge indenting.
"The Spider And The Fly" by Patrick Branwell Bronte
Everything ends, the tower ending and,
(Have with the house of wind), the leaning scene,
Ball of the foot depending from the sun,
(Give, summer, over), the cemented skin,
The actions' end.
"When, Like A Running Grave" by Dylan Thomas
This is th' essential fellowship, the tie,
Which all true Christians are united by:
No other union does them any good,
But that which Christ cemented with his blood,
As God and Man; that having lost it, men
Might live in unity with God again.
"On Church Communion - Part III." by John Byrom
There are cement floors, exposed piping, floor-to-ceiling windows.
Chris Ivory cemented his place in New Orleans Saints lore Sunday.
GRANDVILLE — Technology firm The Trivalent Group has acquired Innovative Software Strategies of Battle Creek in an ongoing expansion effort leaders hope will cement their position in southern Michigan.
Tuel cements role as WSU's starting QB.
In an unannounced trip, President Barack Obama has arrived in Afghanistan to sign an agreement cementing the US role in the country after the war ends in 2014.
It was a mismatch and the 11-0 final score cemented that fact.
Lady Bears' national title cements place in history for team, coach, and school.
Unflappable Brit Bradley Wiggins cements lead.
The Rangers played a series against Tampa Bay over the weekend as strange as the slanted, cement drum the Rays call Tropicana Field.
"Skyfall" cements Craig's role as the icon that is Bond.
Anthropologists call them social nodes — the places where a community's social cement is stirred, where folks get to know each other during the spontaneous expression of life's routine.
The large windows in this cement latticework house in Jerusalem have wooden screens that can be opened and closed to shade the interior.
These new contact adhesives and cements contain less than 250 grams per liter of VOC 's compared to over 600 grams per liter of VOC 's in traditional solvent based contact adhesives and cements.
Britney Spears signs her name in the cement for the premiere of The X Factor at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on September 11, 2012.
Britney Spears places her hand prints into the cement for the premiere of X Factor at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on September 11, 2012.
They arrived as 12-cm wide by 17.5-cm long “ribbons.” Each ribbon came as a self-contained structure with the individual 0.5-mm ﬁbers held adjacent by a coating of a polyurethane-acrylic blend cement.
A Tungsten / Scintillating Fiber Electromagnetic Calorimeter Prototype for a High-Rate Muon g-2 Experiment
The Atmospheric Dispersion Correcting prisms are comprised of two sets of of Risley prisms, each one formed by two wedges of BaF2 and CaF2 , the tips of which have been cemented together (e.g.
A New High Contrast Imaging Program at Palomar Observatory
Wynne 1996, 1997). A cylinder has been cored out of each cemented wedge pair and mounted into a motorized, rotating mount.
A New High Contrast Imaging Program at Palomar Observatory
Elster, The Cement of Society: A Study of Social Order (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1989). C.
Fundamental and Real-World Challenges in Economics
Success builds upon success, and the next stride into the 8 TeV SUSY search collision data could cement 2012 as a truly historic year for particle physics.
Testing No-Scale F-SU(5): A 125 GeV Higgs Boson and SUSY at the 8 TeV LHC