Calcination



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

Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry, 5th ed. Pierre Joseph Macquer
The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles Jean Henri Fabre
A Collection of Essays and Fugitiv Writings Noah Webster
A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure
A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure
A Voyage Round the World, Vol. I James Holman
Researches on Cellulose C. F. Cross
Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal, No. 458 Various
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley
Field’s Chromatography George Field

verb
(transitive) to heat (a substance) so that it is oxidized, reduced, or loses water
(intransitive) to oxidize as a result of heating
calcination
(kāl’sə-nā’shən)
The process of heating a substance to a high temperature but below the melting or fusing point, causing loss of moisture, reduction or oxidation, and dissociation into simpler substances. The term was originally applied to the method of driving off carbon dioxide from limestone to obtain lime (calcium oxide). Calcination is also used to extract metals from ores.

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