calcination

noun
cal·​ci·​na·​tion | \ ˌkal-sə-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce calcination (audio) \

Definition of calcination

: the act or process of calcining : the state of being calcined

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Recent Examples on the Web Projections add emissions from industrial processes such as cement calcination. Lawson Parker And Scott Elder, National Geographic, 13 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of calcination

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Calcination.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calcination. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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calcination

noun
cal·​ci·​na·​tion | \ ˌkal-sə-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce calcination (audio) \

Medical Definition of calcination

: the act or process of calcining : the state of being calcined

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