cementation

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cementation (plural cementations)

  1. The act of cementing
  2. (metallurgy) The impregnation of the surface of a metal with another material; the manufacture of steel by carburizing iron
  3. (geology) The precipitation of mineral matter in the pores of a sediment
  4. (medicine) The use of a cement join the parts of a broken bone to aid in the healing process
  5. (dentistry) The use of a cement or adhesive to fasten orthodontics or to restore chipped or broken teeth