cemento

cemento(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (powdery substance)
a. cement
Primero, se mezcla el cemento con arena, y luego se le añade agua.First, you mix the cement with sand, and then you add water.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(solid material)
a. concrete
Al lado de la casa hay un patio de cemento.Next to the house is a concrete patio.
3. (adhesive)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. glue
Pegaron los azulejos del baño con cemento.They stuck the bathroom tiles on with glue.
4. (dental product)
a. cement
El paciente no debe comer nada hasta que el cemento haya endurecido.The patient mustn't eat anything until the cement has hardened.
5.
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
(bony tissue around tooth roots)
a. cementum
El cemento es la sustancia que cubre la raíz de los dientes.Cementum is the substance that covers the roots of your teeth.
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cemento
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (material)
a. cement
2. (hormigón)
a. concrete
cemento armadoreinforced concrete
3. (para pegar)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. glue
cemento
1 [de construcción] cement
cemento armado reinforced concrete
cemento Portland Portland cement
cemento reforzado reinforced concrete
2 (Latinoamérica) (pegamento) glue
3 [de diente] cement
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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