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Definition of Calescent
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Literary usage of Calescent
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1. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"El- In-calescent. CALENDER, se To roll upon or under a cylinder ; and, cons. — to smoothen, to polish, to flatten the rough or rising Fr. ..."
2. Iron and Steel (a Pocket Encyclopedia) Including Allied Industries and by Hugh Philip Tiemann (1919)
"... absorption point or temperature, and without reference to heating or cooling respectively the calescent point. At this point a softening action takes ..."
3. The Wiccamical Chaplet, a Selection of Original Poetry: Comprising Smaller by George Huddesford, Ohio Library and Information Network (1804)
"... In the Manner of SAMUEL J—xs—x. Addressed to a Girl in the Temple, 1777. WHILE the calescent, sanguine flood, By vile Vulgarity ..."
4. On the influence of education and training in preventing diseases of the by Robert Brudenell Carter (1855)
"... at least in some forms, to traverse them without change ; and which are said to be transparent, trans- calescent, or conductors of electrity. ..."