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calcium carbonate a white crystalline compound found in chalk, limestone, marble, shells, and plant ash that is used in the manufacture of cement, paints, plastics, and polishing agents such as toothpaste.
calcium hydroxide a soft white crystalline compound made by the action of water on calcium oxide and used in the manufacture of cement, plaster, hard rubber products, and bleaching powder; slaked lime.
Canada balsam a clear thick yellow resin of a particular fir tree that hardens when exposed to air and is used chiefly as mounting cement in microscopy.
cement to bond or glue with, or as if with, cement. [2/6 definitions]
concrete a hard, strong building material made by mixing sand, gravel, cement, and water. [1/10 definitions]
facing material applied to a surface as a covering, such as bricks to a cement wall or lining to a coat.
fly ash such ash recovered and used in the making of bricks and cement. [1/2 definitions]
granolith a concrete used for paving and made of crushed granite and cement.
jackhammer a hand-held device powered by compressed air, used to drill rock, cement, or the like; pneumatic drill.
lime1 any of various forms of calcium oxide, a whitish powder or granular substance used in mortars and cement, making steel and paper, and improving acidic soils. [1/4 definitions]
limestone a sedimentary rock of calcium carbonate formed mostly from animal remains such as shells and used in building and in manufacturing cement, lime, and carbon dioxide.
mason a person skilled in building with stone, brick, or cement. [1/3 definitions]
mortar2 a bonding substance made from cement or lime, sand, and water and used to hold in place bricks, stones, or the like. [1/2 definitions]
pool1 an excavated and usu. cement-lined cavity that is filled with water and used for swimming. [1/4 definitions]
Portland cement (sometimes l.c.) a cement made by heating limestone with clay and hardening under water.
screed a strip of wood, metal, or the like used as a guide to the thickness of plaster or cement to be applied to a wall or pavement. [1/2 definitions]
stucco a durable, rough plaster usu. made of cement, sand, and lime, applied while wet and used on exterior walls. [1/3 definitions]
terrazzo a flooring that is composed of marble or other stone chips bound in cement and polished when dry.
trowel any of various hand tools having a flat blade, used for working with plaster, cement, and the like. [1/3 definitions]