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calcine

cal·cine

calcine

 
pronunciation:
kael sin [or] kael sihn
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: calcined, calcines, calcining
definition: to heat or become heated so as to oxidize, remove moisture, or reduce to a loose, ashy state, but not so as to melt; reduce to calx.
derivation: calcination (n.)