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calcine

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verb cal·cine \kal-ˈsīn, ˈkal-ˌ\

Definition of calcine

calcinedcalcining

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to heat (as inorganic materials) to a high temperature but without fusing in order to drive off volatile matter or to effect changes (as oxidation or pulverization)

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to undergo calcination



Origin of calcine

Middle English calcenen, from Medieval Latin calcinare, from Late Latin calcina lime, from Latin calc-, calx


First Known Use: 14th century


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calcine

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noun cal·cine \ˈkal-ˌsīn\

Definition of calcine

  1. :  a product (as a metal oxide) of calcination or roasting



Circa 1909

First Known Use of calcine

circa 1909


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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "calcine"


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