Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to a chemical precipitate, especially of carbonates, having the characteristics of cement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Resembling or having some properties of cement.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of the nature of cement.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to cement; having the property of cementing; of the nature of cement.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. like or relevant to or having the properties of cement

Etymologies

From Latin caementīcius, made of uncut stones or rubble, from caementum, uncut stone; see cement.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin caementitius pertaining to quarry stones. See cement. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The association specializes in premixes for engineered cementitious composite (ECC) (Bendable Concrete).

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  • In 1962, entomologist Jean Ruelle — as if possessed by the unborn spirit of Rachel Whiteread — filled a mature Macrotermes michaelseni mound with cementitious slurry, waited until it hardened, and then eroded every bit of the sculpted soil with water and trowels.

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  • Li's self-healing concrete is based on a material he came up with in 1990 called engineered cementitious composite.

    Self-Healing Concrete

  • Bitumen is a generic term for natural or manufactured black or dark-colored solid, semisolid, or viscous cementitious materials that are composed mainly of high-molecular weight hydrocarbons.

    Asphalt

  • I meant painted in the sense of a pigmented cementitious finish that is applied to the surface of the brick before firing.

    Green Building Elements: Brick

  • However, now that the disaster has occured, and the buildings are mostly destroyed, why not re-level the city – that is, demolish all structures, remove/burn the non-cementitious debris and then add fill dirt to add 20 ft elevation everywhere?

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  • GERRI WILLIS, CNN CORRESPONDENT: Looking for an alternative to aluminum siding, consider using cementitious material.

    CNN Transcript Nov 27, 2004

  • Surprisingly, nearly ten centimeters of cementitious material remained attached to the underside of the mosaic, making the piece quite heavy.

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  • These slag by-products, which have cementitious properties, are either blended in various cement products, or used separately with cement directly in the building and construction industries.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Sample No. Composition of the cementitious material

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