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Iron cement


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Iron cement a cement for joints, composed of cast-iron borings or filings, sal ammoniac, etc.
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In literature:

Murdock was also the inventor of the well-known cast-iron cement, so extensively used in engine and machine work.
"Men of Invention and Industry" by Samuel Smiles
The decomposition of the iron had caused much of the gravel to be cemented together into a conglomerate.
"The Geological Evidence of The Antiquity of Man" by Charles Lyell
He also ordered a supply of bricks, stones, iron, clay, and cement.
"Folk Tales from the Russian" by Various
No construction of lime, or rock, of iron and of cement is worth the deep breath of genius, which is the respiration of God through man.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 1 of 14" by Elbert Hubbard
For ducts wood, iron or cement lined pipe may be used.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 821, Sep. 26, 1891" by Various
From the top bar of this iron frame swung two heavy pieces of leather cemented together.
"Never-Fail Blake" by Arthur Stringer
In the wall an opening had been closed with a small iron door, with cement around it.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930" by Various
The spandrels are similarly connected, and upon them rests the roadway, of solid plates of cast-iron, joined by iron cement.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
It was overlain by the compact gravel drift called by the miners "cement," and by an included layer of hard iron-stained sandstone.
"Island Life" by Alfred Russel Wallace
This hammer is a flat piece of iron having two pieces of wood, each four by two and one-half inches in size, cemented to it.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 8, May 1886, No. 7." by Various
In fact, excellent Portland cement can be prepared from materials free from iron.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
It was no mean ambition; but to cement such discordant elements a policy of "blood and iron" was required.
"The Life of Yakoob Beg" by Demetrius Boulger
Among the city's manufactures are iron bridges, carriage-bodies, flour and cement.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
Lime-kilns and the manufacture of cement, and smelting and iron works are carried on in the environs.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various
The cement is as hard as iron.
"The Dispatch-Riders" by Percy F. Westerman
Four days in an infernal cement tomb, with exactly seventeen iron bars in front of me!
"Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford" by George Randolph Chester
This is due in part at least to the presence of iron in the more resistant portions, cementing them more firmly.
"The Geography of the Region about Devils Lake and the Dalles of the Wisconsin" by Rollin D. Salisbury
The chief mineral products are iron, lignite, lead, copper, zinc and cement.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 6" by Various
Their cell was a small one, with corrugated iron on two sides and mud-cemented walls on the other two.
"The Empire Makers" by Hume Nesbit
This building is surrounded with an iron fence, built on a cement foundation.
"Seven Legs Across the Seas" by Samuel Murray

In news:

C104/A21.4-08 ANSI Standard for Cement-Mortar Lining for Ductile -Iron Pipe and Fittings for Water.
Ironically, the man who helped make the NFL, its owners, and its best players fabulously wealthy was without the means to cement his legacy.
Strong iron ore, cement and coal shipments boosted volume nearly 6.8 percent year-over-year on the St Lawrence Seaway in August.
Further cementing her status as the most accomplished actresses of the modern era, Meryl Streep won the best-actress Oscar tonight (Feb 26) for her portrayal of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in the drama "The Iron Lady ".
The Lafayette County Planning Commission approved a new well, a cement structure to house it in, and a new iron-filtering system for Punkin Water Association Thursday night.
Teams that came out on top in previous regional events meet on the show floor, working in a timed competition to open a cement-lined, pressurized, ductile-iron pipe and install a tap .