Examples of calve in a Sentence
The cow calved in the barn.
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The largest ever recorded was the iceberg B-15 that calved off Antarctica in 2000.
Stef Lhermitte, a satellite observation specialist at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, posted photos of the calving event on Twitter this past Saturday.
And that the gray whale’s long swim from Arctic waters to the feeding and calving grounds off the coast of Baja California in Mexico is the longest known migration for any mammal?
First, the Porcupine caribou herd does not calve in the 10-02 area every year.
But over the next two weeks in Chicago, tens of thousands of people will get to listen to what the calving might have sounded like, thanks to a public art installation that uses scientific data to reimagine the massive event.
The range is huge, but calving occurs in a small part of it—specifically, in the 1002 area, where cool ocean breezes protect them from the principal cause of calf mortality: mosquitoes.
Between 10,000 to 15,000 icebergs are calved each year worldwide, most of them on the small side, according to Canadian Geographic.
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.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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