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Glossary

Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms

cement
A microscopic textured nonskeletal void-filling material precipitated on an intragranular or intrasedimentary free surface that holds the material together [20]. Synonyms: (French.) ciment; (German.) Zement; (Greek.) tsimento; (Italian.) cemento; (Spanish.) cemento; (Turkish.) cimento; (Yugoslavian.) vezivo cement.