Words Like CALCINE
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1 Alternative Words Similar to calcine
10 definitions of calcine
To convert into lime or calx by the action of heat; treat (limestone) by the process of calcination for the formation of lime.
To oxidize, as a metal, by heating.
In metallurgy, to subject to the action of heat, with access of air: nearly equivalent to roast (which see).
To be converted into a powder or friable substance, or into a calx, by the action of heat.
To consume by burning; burn to ashes.
To purify or refine by fire.
To desiccate by subjection to heat so as to destroy contained organisms, etc.: as, to calcine air.
Fragments of already burnt fire-clay vessels, as the saggars of porcelain manufacture, ground up and used in making new vessels, with addition of fresh fire-clay. Also chamotte.
to heat something without melting in order to drive off water etc., and to decompose carbonates into oxides or to oxidize or reduce it; especially to heat limestone to form quicklime
to undergo such heating