Keene's cement

noun \ˈkēnz-\

Definition of Keene's cement

  1. :  a hard-finish gypsum plaster to which alum has been added and which is used chiefly as a gauging plaster in lime mortar for walls (as of hospitals, stores, railroad stations) where an unusually tough and durable plaster is required

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Origin and Etymology of keene's cement

after Richard W. Keene, 19th century English inventor


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