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As our population has expanded, the Union has been cemented and strengthened.

I hope when your hearts are cemented by wedlock, you will both do better.

Thy throne is mortised with their bones, cemented with their blood.

The bricks were solid, immovable, the cemented joints firm and unbroken.

Bars of thick wood, cemented into heavy timbers at top and bottom.

The pins are then cemented firmly to the brackets by a little plaster of Paris.

The floor was cemented first, then the side walls and finally the roof arch.

And these—they might be cemented in their places, for all their use to me.

A cover-glass is cemented over the scale to protect it from injury.

They may be cemented or replaced by introduction of mineral solutions from without.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from cement (n.) or Old French cimenter. Figurative use from c.1600. Related: Cemented; cementing.

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