calcium phosphate |
any of a number of phosphates of calcium found in some rocks and in animal bones, used in baking powder and plant food, and in the manufacture of enamels, plastics, and cleaning agents. |

calcspar |
see calcite. |

calculable |
able to be determined by a process of calculation. |

calculate |
to compute mathematically. [6 definitions] |

calculated |
done or made after carefully estimating the likely result. [2 definitions] |

calculating |
able to make calculations. [3 definitions] |

calculation |
the act, process, or result of calculating or making computations. [4 definitions] |

calculator |
a machine used in calculating or computing numbers. [2 definitions] |

calculous |
caused by or having a stony concretion or calculus. |

calculus |
in mathematics, a system of calculation, as of rates of change, lengths, or volumes, involving algebraic notations. [2 definitions] |

Calcutta |
a state capital on the eastern coast of India. |

caldera |
a large volcanic crater, esp. one whose diameter greatly exceeds that of the vent within it. |

caldron |
variant of cauldron. |

calèche |
variant of calash. |

Caledonia |
a literary name for Scotland. |

calendar |
a chart of the days, weeks, and months of one or more years. [4 definitions] |

calendar year |
the period of time that begins on January 1 and ends on December 31. (Cf. fiscal year.) |

calender |
a machine in which paper or cloth is pressed between rollers to make it smooth or glossy. [2 definitions] |

calends |
(usu. used with a pl. verb) in the ancient Roman calendar, the first day of any month. |

calendula |
a plant of the composite family that bears yellow or orange flowers; pot marigold. |

calescent |
increasing in heat; getting warm. |