Physiology. to make or become calcareous or bony; harden by the deposit of calcium salts.
Geology. to harden by deposition of calcium carbonate.
to make or become rigid or intransigent, as in a political position.
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verb -fies, -fying, -fied
to convert or be converted into lime
to harden or become hardened by impregnation with calcium salts
Physiology. to make or become calcareous or bony; harden by the deposit of calcium salts. Geology. to harden by deposition of calcium carbonate. to make or become rigid or intransigent, as in a political position. Historical Examples Degeneracy Eugene S. Talbot Degeneracy Eugene S. Talbot Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry Maximilian Stern The Book […]
any plant incapable of thriving in calcareous soil. noun any plant that thrives in acid soils but not in lime-rich soils
a white or tinted wash for walls, ceilings, etc. to wash or cover with calcimine. Historical Examples The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping Elizabeth Hale Gilman Science in the Kitchen. Mrs. E. E. Kellogg Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen Finley Peter Dunne Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M) […]
to convert into calx by heating or burning. to frit. to be converted into calx by heating or burning. material resulting from calcination; calx. Historical Examples A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer A Discovrse of Fire and Salt (A Discourse of Fire and […]