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calcine

verb cal·cine \ kal-ˈsīn , ˈkal-ˌ \

Definition of calcine

calcined; calcining
transitive verb
: 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)
intransitive verb
: 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

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


Medical Dictionary

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calcine

verb cal·cine \ kal-ˈsīn \

medical Definition of calcine

calcined; calcining
transitive verb
: 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)
intransitive verb
: to undergo calcination

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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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