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callus a thickened, toughened area of skin or other tissue, such as bone or bark. [3 definitions]
calm without or almost without motion; still; unmoving. [6 definitions]
calm down to become calm or calmer.
calomel a white tasteless powder containing mercury, used as a laxative, fungicide, or purgative; mercurous chloride.
caloric of or pertaining to calories, as in food. [2 definitions]
calorie a unit of heat equal to the amount necessary to raise the temperature of one gram of water one degree Celsius; gram calorie; small calorie. (abbr.: cal.) [3 definitions]
calorific pertaining to or producing heat.
calorimeter a device for measuring heat given off or absorbed.
calque a word adopted into one language from another through the translation of each root or morpheme of the foreign word.
caltrop a metal device with four sharp spikes set so that one of them always points upward, used to injure or hinder cavalry horses or vehicles with pneumatic tires. [2 definitions]
calumet a long-stemmed, decorated tobacco pipe used by North American Indians in ceremonies, esp. promoting peace and friendship; peace pipe.
calumniate to make harmful and false statements about (someone).
calumnious of or containing harmful untruths; slanderous; defamatory.
calumny a harmful statement, known by the maker to be false. [2 definitions]
Calvary according to the New Testament, the place near Jerusalem where Jesus Christ was crucified; Golgotha. [2 definitions]
calve to give birth to a calf. [4 definitions]
calves pl. of calf.
Calvinism the teachings of John Calvin and his followers, which emphasized predestination, salvation by God's grace alone, and the authority of the Scriptures. [2 definitions]
calx the crumbly ash remaining after a metal or mineral has undergone controlled heating.
calypso (cap.) in The Odyssey by Homer, a sea nymph who detained Odysseus for seven years. [3 definitions]
calyx the outermost part of a flower, composed of usu. green sepals. [2 definitions]