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1 Manufactured powder made from limestone and clay which sets to a solid mass when mixed with water. Commercial cements have to fulfil certain defined standards. Combined with aggregate it forms concrete.

2 Material, e.g. calcite, that fills open pore space in fragmental and organic sediments.

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