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Calcifying
Calcigenous
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calcimine
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Calcine
calcined lime
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calcium bicarbonate
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Calcining definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Calcine Cal*cine", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Calciden; p. pr. & vb. n. Calcining.] [F. calciner, fr. L. calx, calcis, lime. See Calx.] 1. To reduce to a powder, or to a friable state, by the action of heat; to expel volatile matter from by means of heat, as carbonic acid from limestone, and thus (usually) to produce disintegration; as to, calcine bones. 2. To oxidize, as a metal by the action of heat; to reduce to a metallic calx.



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