Definition of Portlands

1. Noun. (plural of portland) ¹



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Definition of Portlands

1. portland [n] - See also: portland

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Portlands

porting
portion
portion control
portion out
portioned
portioner
portioners
portioning
portionist
portionists
portionless
portions
portise
portises
portlandite
portlands (current term)
portlast
portlasts
portless
portlet
portlets
portlier
portliest
portlike
portliness
portlinesses
portly
portman
portmanteau
portmanteau-word

Literary usage of Portlands

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1. Cements, Limes, and Plasters: Their Materials, Manufacture, and Properties by Edwin Clarence Eckel (1922)
"(1) The natural portlands, which are described on pages 215-216 in detail, ... The poorer " natural portlands " are often adulterated with slag or unburned ..."

2. The Mineral Industry (1902)
"Cements of this class are lighter than portlands, their specific gravity usually ranging from ... Normally slag cements are slower setting than portlands. ..."

3. Transactions of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers by Canadian Society of Civil Engineers (1894)
"The average of Canadian portlands =3'11 The average of English portlands ... It would seem advisable, therefore, to specify a minimum for portlands of'3-10. ..."

4. American Cements by Uriah Cummings (1898)
"Such a cement would test only about half as high as the present so-called portlands, yet it would be an ideal cement. It could not be excelled, ..."

5. The Civil Engineer's Pocket-book by John Cresson Trautwine (1894)
"In like manner at the end of a year neat portlands average from 1.5 to '2 times ... For portlands the writer found the transverse The London R»oard of works ..."

6. A Treatise on Concrete, Plain and Reinforced: Materials, Construction, and by Frederick Winslow Taylor, Sanford Eleazer Thompson, René Feret, William Barnard Fuller, Frank Pape McKibben, Spencer Baird Newberry (1909)
"(1) Normal portlands. Containing, with the silica and lime, both alumina and ... (3) High Iron portlands. Containing relatively high iron, with less than 2 ..."

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