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Definition of cementation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    cementation

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˌsiːmenˈteɪʃn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌsiːmenˈteɪʃn//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1 (chemistry) the process of changing a metal by heating it together with a powder
  2. 2 (geology) the process of grains of sand, etc. sticking together to form sedimentary rocks
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