cementation

noun
ce·​men·​ta·​tion | \ ˌsē-ˌmen-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce cementation (audio) \

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

Examples of cementation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Iraq deal comes less than a month after Weatherford landed a five-year deal to provide cementation, completions, liners, solid expandables and casing exit services to Saudi Aramco. Sergio Chapa, Houston Chronicle, "Weatherford lands three contracts in Iraq," 8 Oct. 2019 Financial terms were not disclosed but Weatherford described the deal as a five-year corporate procurement agreement to deliver cementation, completions, liners, solid expandables and casing exit technologies to Saudi Aramco. Sergio Chapa, Houston Chronicle, "Weatherford lands five-year equipment deal with Saudi Aramco," 18 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of cementation

1594, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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3 Dec 2019

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“Cementation.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cementation. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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cementation

noun
ce·​men·​ta·​tion | \ ˌsē-ˌmen-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce cementation (audio) \

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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