The first indication that Alby was secretly gay, it was a small scene that cemented the show's off-kilter streak.
But it was Marbury that cemented the idea in our legal culture that federal courts can nullify acts of Congress.
His prominence was cemented by an appearance in a video of a tank ambush that killed hundreds of Russian soldiers in 1996.
These feats, among others, have cemented him as an artist whose talents continue to push the limits of effective storytelling.
If he does okay, his status as frontrunner will be cemented.
The peace still continued with Scotland and even a cordial friendship seemed to have been cemented between Elizabeth and Mary.
They may be cemented or replaced by introduction of mineral solutions from without.
Accordingly he sent an embassy to Cyaxares, with proposals for a close alliance to be cemented by a marriage.
As our population has expanded, the Union has been cemented and strengthened.
We hurriedly freed their traces and beat the cemented snows from their furs with sticks.
c.1300, from Old French ciment "cement, mortar, pitch," from Latin cæmenta "stone chips used for making mortar" (singular caementum), from caedere "to cut down, chop, beat, hew, fell, slay" (see -cide). The sense evolution from "small broken stones" to "powdered stones used in construction" took place before the word reached English.
c.1400, from cement (n.) or Old French cimenter. Figurative use from c.1600. Related: Cemented; cementing.
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.