Definition of Cementation

1. n. The act or process of cementing.

Definition of Cementation

1. Noun. The act of cementing ¹

2. Noun. (metallurgy) The impregnation of the surface of a metal with another material; the manufacture of steel by carburizing iron ¹

3. Noun. (geology) The precipitation of mineral matter in the pores of a sediment ¹

4. Noun. (medicine) The use of a cement join the parts of a broken bone to aid in the healing process ¹

5. Noun. (dentistry) The use of a cement or adhesive to fasten orthodontics or to restore chipped or broken teeth ¹

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Definition of Cementation

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Medical Definition of Cementation

1. The joining of objects by means of a cement (e.g., in fracture fixation, such as in hip arthroplasty for joining of the acetabular component to the femoral component). It is used for the process of attaching parts of a tooth or restorative material to a natural tooth or for the attaching of orthodontic bands to teeth by means of an adhesive. (08 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cementation

cembra nut
cembra nut tree
cembrene A
cement base
cement board
cement boards
cement corpuscle
cement line
cement mixer
cemental caries

Literary usage of Cementation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on Metamorphism by Charles Richard Van Hise (1904)
"The material deposited is derived from the belt of weathering or from the alterations within the belt of cementation itself. Much of the material dissolved ..."

2. Text-book of the Materials of Engineering by Herbert Fisher Moore (1917)
"The oldest process of steel- making is called the cementation process. ... Cementation steel is very expensive, but of a very high quality. ..."

3. Metamorphic Geology: A Text-book by Charles Kenneth Leith, Warren Judson Mead (1915)
"Places and Conditions of Cementation The early stages of anamorphism, here included under the general term cementation ..."

4. Cements, Limes, and Plasters: Their Materials, Manufacture, and Properties by Edwin Clarence Eckel (1922)
"For the present, therefore the " Cementation Index " will be accepted as a ... Use of the Cementation Index in Classification.—The Cementation Index will be ..."

5. Cements, Limes, and Plasters: Their Materials, Manufacture, and Properties by Edwin Clarence Eckel (1905)
"Use oj the Cementation Index.—If the assumptions on which the Cementation Index is founded are well based, it is evident that the hydraulic properties—or, ..."

6. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute, Ontario Mining Institute (1902)
"The Cementation Process.—CW Bildt* observes that the cementation process for producing finished wares is characterised by the fact that it takes place at a ..."

7. The Economic Aspect of Geology by Charles Kenneth Leith (1921)
"CONSOLIDATION, Cementation, AND OTHER SUBSURFACE ALTERATIONS OF ROCKS. Cementation. No sooner are residual weathered mantles formed or sedimentary rocks ..."

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