There is a layer of cement under the bricks.
what kind of cement works best on glass and pottery? Verb
A win would cement her reputation as a strong competitor.
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The Irish building-materials supplier said the assets comprise a cement plant, a network of terminals located on the Gulf of Mexico, as well as a portfolio of 20 ready-mixed concrete plants.—Anthony O. Goriainoff, WSJ, 21 Nov. 2023 Noura Atta, 47, and her five daughters sleep in the same cement room as Tarabin.—Hajar Harb, Washington Post, 15 Nov. 2023 On the climate side, roughly 8% of global carbon dioxide emissions come from cement manufacturing.—Erik Kobayashi-Solomon, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2023 So why isn’t green cement the global norm in construction?—Peter Vanham, Fortune Europe, 8 Nov. 2023 Some nits are attached with cement so strong they have been found still stuck to ancient hair after 10,000 years.—Brian Handwerk, Smithsonian Magazine, 8 Nov. 2023 That heat could then be used to, say, heat a limestone kiln to make cement.—TIME, 24 Oct. 2023 The bottom half of my lungs seemed to be filled with cement.—Moises Velasquez-Manoff, New York Times, 4 Oct. 2023 Then, chunks of material like rock and gravel are added, and the cement paste binds them into a concrete mass.—Maddie Burakoff, Fortune, 3 Oct. 2023
This further cemented the impression among many F1 fans that this race wasn't for them.—Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 20 Nov. 2023 Ousting Tester also would cement a Republican lock on a state that voted overwhelmingly for Republican Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election.—Matthew Brown, Fortune, 20 Nov. 2023 Tate McRae is cementing her place in the spotlight.—Starr Bowenbank, Billboard, 17 Nov. 2023 The tool kit cemented the idea for many critics that the group supported Hamas, at least ideologically.—Alan Blinder, New York Times, 17 Nov. 2023 Hamilton talks about his first experiences with a camera, the cross-country hitchhiking trip that cemented his love with the lens and his early days at the rock magazine petri dish that was Crawdaddy.—Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 13 Nov. 2023 For 15 years, Disney’s Marvel Cinematic Universe has delivered an unprecedented string of blockbusters — 32 in a row — to cement its place as the gold standard for franchise fare.—Rebecca Rubin, Variety, 13 Nov. 2023 In the short run, that may be good politics; Trump’s self-portrayal as a martyr appears to have cemented his hold on the Republican presidential nomination.—Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times, 12 Nov. 2023 Coco Gauff cemented her tennis star status this year.—Bailey Richards, Peoplemag, 6 Nov. 2023 See More
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Middle English sement, from Anglo-French ciment, from Latin caementum stone chips used in making mortar, from caedere to cut