Examples of calve in a Sentence
The cow calved in the barn.
Recent Examples of calve from the Web
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.
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.
In this video, a pod of humpback whales can be seen migrating past South Africa to the warmer waters of Australia for breeding and calving.
From mid-July through November southern right whales calve and nurse their babies in warm Indian Ocean bays.
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Origin and Etymology of calve
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
CALVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of calve for English Language Learners
of a cow : to give birth to a calf
CALVE Defined for Kids
Definition of calve for Students
- The cow calved in the barn.
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