CEMENT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of cement
Definition:
n. any substances used for making bodies adhere to each other; bond of union; concrete pavement
Example:
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.
Sentence in Classic:
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 Context
Between 1806 and 1831, there had been built, on an average, seven hundred and fifty metres annually, afterwards eight and even ten thousand metres of galleries were constructed every year, in masonry, of small stones, with hydraulic mortar which hardens under water, on a cement foundation.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
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 Context
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 Context
Cement was lacking, of course, but, as in the case of certain Roman walls, without interfering with its rigid architecture.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
The union Anna had cemented turned out to be of no solid character, and family harmony was breaking down again at the same point.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
An accidental circumstance cemented the intimacy between Steerforth and me, in a manner that inspired me with great pride and satisfaction, though it sometimes led to inconvenience.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
It was dug out under the wing of the house, was plastered and cemented, with a stairway and an outside door by which the men came and went.
My Antonia By Willa Cather Context