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cal•cine  (kalsīn, -sin),USA pronunciation v.,  -cined, -cin•ing, n. 
v.t. 
  1. Chemistryto convert into calx by heating or burning.
  2. Chemistryto frit.

v.i. 
  1. Chemistryto be converted into calx by heating or burning.

n. 
  1. Metallurgy, Chemistrymaterial resulting from calcination; calx.
cal•cin•a•ble  (kalsə nə bəl),USA pronunciation adj.  cal•ci•na•tion  (kal′sə nāshən),USA pronunciation n.  cal•ci•na•tor  (kalsə nā′tər),USA pronunciation n.  cal•cin•a•to•ry  (kal sinə tôr′ē, -tōr′ē, kalsin ə-),USA pronunciation adj., n. 
  • Medieval Latin calcināre to heat, origin, originally used by alchemists
  • Middle English 1350–1400


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

calcine /ˈkælsaɪn -sɪn/ vb
  1. (transitive) to heat (a substance) so that it is oxidized, reduced, or loses water
  2. (intransitive) to oxidize as a result of heating
Etymology: 14th Century: from Medieval Latin calcināre to heat, from Latin calx lime

calcination /ˌkælsɪˈneɪʃən/ n



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