cementation at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:
In geology, the hardening and welding of clastic sediments (those formed from preexisting rock fragments) by the precipitation of mineral matter in the pore spaces. It is the last stage in the formation of sedimentary rock. Many minerals may act as cements; the most common is silica (generally quartz), but calcite and other carbonates also occur, as do iron oxides, barite, anhydrite, zeolites, and clay minerals.
Cementation at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:
Cementation \Cem`en*ta"tion\, n.
1. The act or process of cementing.
2. (Chem.) A process which consists in surrounding a solid
body with the powder of other substances, and heating the
whole to a degree not sufficient to cause fusion, the
physical properties of the body being changed by chemical
combination with powder; thus iron becomes steel by
cementation with charcoal, and green glass becomes
porcelain by cementation with sand.
cementation at English (WD) Of Explained:
NounInter: en-nou » n
Translation: et » cementation
Translation: fr » cementation
Translation: ko » cementation
Translation: io » cementation
Translation: pl » cementation
Translation: ru » cementation
Translation: ta » cementation
Translation: vi » cementation
Translation: zh » cementation
cémentation at English (WD) Of Explained:
EtymologyFrom Inter: suffix » cémenter|ation|lang=fr
NounInter: fr-noun » f|sort=cementation
Translation: fr » cémentation
Translation: io » cémentation
Translation: vi » cémentation
Translation: zh » cémentation