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calcine

verb cal·cine \ kal-ˈsīn , ˈkal-ˌ \

Definition of calcine

calcined; calcining
: to heat (something, such as inorganic materials) to a high temperature but without fusing in order to drive off volatile matter or to effect changes (such as oxidation or pulverization)

Origin and Etymology of calcine

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


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calcine

noun cal·cine \ ˈkal-ˌsīn \

Definition of calcine

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

First Known Use of calcine

1827

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calcine

verb cal·cine \ kal-ˈsīn \

medical Definition of calcine

calcined; calcining
: 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)

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calcine

noun cal·cine \ ˈkal-ˌsīn \

medical Definition of calcine

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

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