Definitions

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  • n. A person who applies cement
  • n. A substance that cements

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A person or thing that cements.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A person or thing that cements.

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Examples

  • The Journal reporters say Halliburton was the cementer on a well that suffered a big blowout last August in the Timor Sea, off Australia, where tens of thousands of barrels of oil were released over 10 weeks before it was shut down.

    Charlie Cray: Time to Drill Down Into Halliburton's Role in Big Oil Spill

  • A cementer witness stated that the "well continued to flow and spurted."

    The top kill: Cross your fingers

  • Favorite oil well cementer: Halliburton or Schlumberger?

    No-Drama Obama meets drama

  • On Wednesday morning, a Halliburton cementer, Vincent Tabler, testified briefly about the cement job on the well, and managed to be on his way within half an hour, a Houdini escape given that the room is jammed wall-to-wall with high-priced lawyers from Houston, Dallas, New Orleans, Washington and Chicago.

    Oil spill: Blame game

  • In 1981, I went to work for an independent oilman out of Dallas, who put me to work after, as a Western Company cementer, I had sat on a location for him on an East Texas Cotton Valley well.

    Robert L. Cavnar: Disaster on the Horizon: A Former Oil Man's Perspective

  • As a cementer, I worked on all kinds of jobs, from cementing casing in deep gas wells to repairing leaking pipe in some of the region's oldest oil wells.

    Robert L. Cavnar: Disaster on the Horizon: A Former Oil Man's Perspective

  • Politeness, that cementer of friendship and soother of enmities, is nowhere so much required, and so frequently outraged, as in family circles.

    The Power of a Positive Teen

  • He's an M.A. But while he was a student he got a place in an iron-cementer's business.

    What Every Woman Knows

  • In the midst of the doubts of Hamees a daughter of Nsama came this afternoon to be a wife and cementer of the peace!

    The Last Journals of David Livingstone from 1865 to His Death

  • Their very pleasant house is frequented by the best and most interesting kind of society, affording what may be called a _salon_, that rare relic of ancient literary taste and cementer of literary intimacies -- a salon which the cultivated consider it a privilege to frequent, and where these ladies receive with a grace and geniality which their friends know how to appreciate.

    Memoirs

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