Examples of calve in a Sentence
The cow calved in the barn.
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Between 10,000 to 15,000 icebergs are calved each year worldwide, most of them on the small side, according to Canadian Geographic.
In 2014, a 255-square-mile iceberg also calved from Antarctica.
The plain's lands and waters are breeding, nesting, spawning, calving, feeding and denning grounds for caribou, polar bears, musk oxen, wolves, waterfowl, shorebirds, snowy owls, arctic grayling — more than 200 species in all.
At one of the countless small lakes that pepper the region, chunks of shoreline that include what had been permafrost have calved off toward the water.
Antarctica's ice shelves do calve large pieces regularly, a natural process.
From mid-July through November southern right whales calve and nurse their babies in warm Indian Ocean bays.
Other scientists say calving events like this, even of this scale, are normal for ice sheets.
Between April and May, gray whales begin to migrate from their calving waters in Mexico to the feeding waters near Alaska.
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Origin and Etymology of calve
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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