calcine

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkælsaɪn/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(kalsīn, -sin)

Inflections of 'calcine' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
calcines
v 3rd person singular
calcining
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
calcined
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
calcined
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
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  (kalsīn, -sin),USA pronunciation adj.  cal•ci•na•tion  (kalsīn, -sin),USA pronunciation n.  cal•ci•na•tor  (kalsīn, -sin),USA pronunciation n.  cal•cin•a•to•ry  (kalsīn, -sin),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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