Definition of Portland cement in English:
Cement manufactured from chalk and clay which hardens under water and when hard resembles Portland stone in colour.
- Generally you can use a time-tested Portland cement plaster (1 part Portland cement, 1 part lime, and 4 parts fine sand) for a base coat.
- Traditionally, plaster is a mixture of Portland cement, sand and water that is applied in layers to a base of wood or metal lath or perforated plasterboard.
- Stucco is a siding material made of Portland cement, sand, lime and water.
Definition of Portland cement in:
- US English dictionary
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