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cement

US [səˈment]
UK [sə'ment]
  • n.水泥;(干燥后硬化的)水泥;胶合剂;胶接剂
  • v.加强;胶合
  • Web水门汀;接合剂;胶泥
Simple Present:cements  Present Participle:cementing  Past Tense:cemented  
Cement
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n.
1.
水泥a grey powder made by burning clay and lime that sets hard when it is mixed with water. Cement is used in building to stick bricks together and to make very hard surfaces.
2.
(干燥后硬化的)水泥the hard substance that is formed when cement becomes dry and hard
a floor of cement
水泥地板
a cement floor
水泥地板
3.
胶合剂;胶接剂;黏固剂a soft substance that becomes hard when dry and is used for sticking things together or filling in holes
dental cement(= for filling holes in teeth)
补牙用的黏固剂
4.
(共同利益联合起来的)纽带,凝聚力something that unites people in a common interest
values which are the cement of society
使社会具有凝聚力的价值观念
v.
1.
[oftpass]
~ A and B (together)
(用水泥、胶等)黏结,胶合to join two things together using cement , glue, etc.
2.
~ sth
加强,巩固(关系、协定等)to make a relationship, an agreement, etc. stronger
The President's visit was intended to cement the alliance between the two countries.
总统的访问是为了加强两国的联盟。

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