Glossary Index
 

Cement

Definition:

Dry powder that hardens after mixing with water. It is an ingredient in concrete as well as mortar.

  • Mortar is a homogeneous mixture of CEMENT + SAND + WATER.
    It is used in masonry work or for covering a wall.

  • Concrete is a homogeneous mixture of CEMENT + GRAVEL + SAND + WATER + additives.
    Concrete is a construction material used to make garage and basement floors, foundation walls, etc.
Related words:
cement kiln

 

 
17/12/2007