|to introduce subtleties into or argue subtly about.|
|to swindle, cheat, hoodwink, or hoax.|
|1.||a fine grey powder made of a mixture of calcined limestone and clay, used with water and sand to make mortar, or with water, sand, and aggregate, to make concrete|
|2.||a binder, glue, or adhesive|
|3.||something that unites or joins; bond|
|4.||dentistry any of various materials used in filling teeth|
|5.||mineral matter, such as silica and calcite, that binds together particles of rock, bones, etc, to form a solid mass of sedimentary rock|
|6.||another word for cementum|
|7.||to reinforce or consolidate: once a friendship is cemented it will last for life|
|8.||to join, bind, or glue together with or as if with cement|
|9.||to coat or cover with cement|
|[C13: from Old French ciment, from Latin caementum stone from the quarry, from caedere to hew]|
cement ce·ment (sĭ-měnt')
A substance used for filling dental cavities or anchoring crowns, inlays, or other restorations.
A substance that hardens to act as an adhesive; glue.