Science / Geology / Cement: A solid precipitate of calcium carbonate, silica, iron oxide, clay minerals or other materials that forms within the pore spaces of a sediment and binds it into a sedimentary rock.

Other Words for Cement

Cement Verb Synonyms: stick, glue, paste, solder, weld, braze, bond, join, bind, combine, unite, cohere, hold, cling, adhere
Cement Noun Synonyms: mortar, bond, glue, gum, paste, solder, adhesive

Communications Assistance to Law Enforcement Act (CALEA)

Technology / Cell Phones / Communications Assistance to Law Enforcement Act (CALEA): A 1994 law granting law enforcement agencies the ability to wiretap new digital networks and requiring wireless and wireline carriers to enable surveillance equipment use in digital networks. MORE

Multi-Ethnic Placement Act

Life Style / Adoption / Multi-Ethnic Placement Act: A federal law enacted in 1994 and implemented through state policy. The Multi-Ethnic Placement Act of 1994, as amended, P.L. 103-382 [42 USC 622] prohibits the delay or denial of any adoption or place MORE

Product Placement

Technology / Television (TV) / Product Placement: The appearance of a trademarked product (e.g., Budweiser beer or Apple computers) in a program-when the sponsor pays for such placement. MORE

Legal Risk Placement

Life Style / Adoption / Legal Risk Placement: Placement of a child in a prospective adoptive family when a child is not yet legally free for adoption. Before a child can be legally adopted by another family, parental rights of his or her birth pa MORE

Private Placement

Business / Finance / Private Placement: The sale of a bond or other security directly to a limited number of investors. For example, sale of stocks, bonds, or other investments directly to an institutional investor like an insurance company MORE

Portland Cement

Business / Construction / Portland Cement: Cement made by heating clay and crushed limestone into a brick and then grinding to a pulverized powder state. MORE