Cementation

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Cementation may refer to:

  • Cementation (biology), the process whereby some sessile bivalve mollusks (and some other shelled invertebrates) attach themselves permanently to a hard substrate
  • Cementation (geology), the process of deposition of dissolved mineral components in the interstices of sediments
  • Cementation (medical), a small deposit of calcium, similar to a cyst
  • Cementation (metallurgy), a process in which ions are reduced to zero valence at a solid metallic interface
  • Cementation process, an obsolete technique for making steel by carburization of iron