cementitious

adjective

ce·​men·​ti·​tious ˌsē-ˌmen-ˈti-shəs How to pronounce cementitious (audio)
: having the properties of cement
cementitious mortar

Examples of cementitious in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then the project went on to printing at Citizen Robotics' facility in southwest Detroit, where a robot arm placed layer after layer of cementitious 3D-printable mortar to create building blocks for all the exterior walls. Kylie Martin, Detroit Free Press, 23 Feb. 2024 The cladding of 50 Prospect St. and its adjacent low-rise annex is a colorful mixture of pre-cast cementitious panels, metal, and glass meant to evoke the industries that once thrived in Union Square. James McCown, BostonGlobe.com, 3 Aug. 2023 Nolan recommends back-brushing for wood surfaces and back-rolling for cementitious surfaces. Alicia Chilton, Better Homes & Gardens, 23 Mar. 2023 Traditional cement used for foundations contributes to a significant portion of the overall carbon footprint for a home; however, Fortera’s new cementitious material converts carbon dioxide into cement, reducing CO₂ emissions by more than 60%. Jennifer Castenson, Forbes, 12 Oct. 2021 Also, the exterior features concrete, wood, glass, aluminum and cementitious stucco, which Nejad liked because of its low-maintenance qualities and connection to nature. Lori Johnston, ajc, 31 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cementitious was circa 1828

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“Cementitious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cementitious. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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