cementation

noun ce·men·ta·tion \ ˌsē-ˌmen-ˈtā-shən \

Definition of cementation

1 : a process of surrounding a solid with a powder and heating the whole so that the solid is changed by chemical combination with the powder
2 : the act or process of cementing : the state of being cemented

First Known Use of cementation

1594

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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cementation

noun ce·men·ta·tion \ ˌsē-ˌmen-ˈtā-shən \

medical Definition of cementation

: the act or process of attaching (as a dental restoration to a natural tooth) by means of cement

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