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Portland cement

Portland cement Meaning & Definition
Portland cement Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Portland cement?

[n] a cement that hardens under water; made by heating limestone and clay in a kiln and pulverizing the result

Synonyms | Synonyms for Portland cement: hydraulic cement

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See Also | cement

Portland cement In Webster's Dictionary

\Port"land ce*ment"\ A cement having the color of the Portland stone of England, made by calcining an artificial mixture of carbonate of lime and clay, or sometimes certain natural limestones or chalky clays. It contains a large proportion of clay, and hardens under water.

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