alumina cement

noun

: hydraulic cement having a higher alumina content, developing strength more rapidly, and being more resistant to heat and chemicals than portland cement

Word History

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alumina cement was in 1907

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“Alumina cement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alumina%20cement. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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