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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Cementation


CEMENTATION, noun

1. The act of cementing; the act of uniting by a suitable substance.

2. In chimistry, the act of applying cements to substances, or the corroding and changing of them by cement. This is done by surrounding them with the powder of another body, and exposing them, in a close vessel, to a heat not sufficient to fuse them.