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 Meanings and Examples of CEMENT
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cement
 n.  any substances used for making bodies adhere to each other
Classic Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  The Ford Garage and the Buick Garage, competent one-story brick and cement buildings opposite each other.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
2  I Hard, when they were shown through the gray stone hulks and new cement elevators of the largest flour-mills in the world.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
3  Gopher Prairie with its celebrated eleven miles of cement walk.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
4  A glow from the drafts fell on the smooth gray cement floor at his feet.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
5  Ambrosch, the thoughtful-looking one who had directed me down by the plum bushes, called my attention to the stout brick walls and the cement floor.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
6  The sewer would cost them about twenty-two dollars, and the sidewalk fifteen if it were wood, twenty-five if it were cement.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 10
7  He began by moving his bed, and looked around for anything with which he could pierce the wall, penetrate the moist cement, and displace a stone.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
8  In three days he had succeeded, with the utmost precaution, in removing the cement, and exposing the stone-work.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
9  There was a good quarry of limestone on the farm, and plenty of sand and cement had been found in one of the outhouses, so that all the materials for building were at hand.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VI
10  Building had to stop because it was now too wet to mix the cement.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VI
11  As I remember it now, the thing that was uppermost in my mind was the desire to say something that would cement the friendship of the races and bring about hearty cooperation between them.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIV.
12  It is a recognition that will do more to cement the friendship of the two races than any occurrence since the dawn of our freedom.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIV.
13  "Oh, sure," agreed Wilson hurriedly and went toward the little office, mingling immediately with the cement color of the walls.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 2
14  He attacked this wall, cemented by the hand of time, with his pickaxe.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
15  Four successive revolutions had built and cemented the pedestal upon which his fortune was based.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 48. Ideology.
Example Sentence:
1  Truth is the foundation of all knowledge, and the cement of all societies.
2  This does much to encourage a client to be confident of your ability and to cement relationships.
3  The cement need not be finely ground.
4  Our object is to further cement trade relations.
5  The cement plant is going full blast.
6  A cement mixer agitates the cement until it is ready to pour.
7  Stick the pieces on with tile cement.
8  But over time, this ultra-thin cement paste on the top surface of the brick wears off, exposing the true color of the sand and gravel.
9  To turn cement into concrete it is mixed with aggregates such as sand, stones and crushed rocks, which act as reinforcement.
10  He cemented the wing to the model airplane.