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calcine

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verb cal·cine \kal-ˈsīn, ˈkal-ˌ\

Definition of calcine

calcined

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calcining

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  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)

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to undergo calcination

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

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noun cal·cine \ˈkal-ˌsīn\

Definition of calcine

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

First Known Use of calcine

1827


Medical Dictionary

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calcine

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verb cal·cine \kal-ˈsīn\

Medical Definition of calcine

calcined

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calcining

  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


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calcine

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noun cal·cine \ˈkal-ˌsīn\

Medical Definition of calcine

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


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