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Related to cementation: Cementation process
1. The act, process, or result of cementing.
2. A metallurgical coating process in which iron or steel is immersed in a powder of another metal, such as zinc, chromium, or aluminum, and heated to a temperature below the melting point of either.
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1. (Metallurgy) the process of heating a solid with a powdered material to modify the properties of the solid, esp the heating of wrought iron, surrounded with charcoal, to 750–900°C to produce steel
2. the process of cementing or being cemented
3. (Civil Engineering) civil engineering the injection of cement grout into fissured rocks to make them watertight
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ce•men•ta•tion(ˌsi mənˈteɪ ʃən, -mɛn-, ˌsɛm ən-)
1. the act, process, or result of cementing.
2. the heating of two substances in contact in order to effect some change in one of them, esp. the formation of steel by heating iron in powdered charcoal.
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