Definition of Calx

1. Noun. A white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide.

Exact synonyms: Burnt Lime, Calcined Lime, Calcium Oxide, Fluxing Lime, Lime, Quicklime, Unslaked Lime
Terms within: Atomic Number 20, Ca, Calcium
Generic synonyms: Oxide
Derivative terms: Lime



Definition of Calx

1. n. Quicklime.

Definition of Calx

1. Noun. (archaic) The substance which remains after a metal or mineral has been thoroughly burnt, seen as being the essential substance left after the expulsion of phlogiston. ¹

2. Noun. (Now recognised as being) the oxide left after calcination of a metal. ¹

3. Noun. calcium oxide ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Calx

1. a mineral residue [n -ES or CALCES]

Medical Definition of Calx

1. Synonym: lime. Origin: L. Limestone 2. The posterior rounded extremity of the foot. Synonym: calcar pedis, heel. Origin: L. Heel (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calx

calveren
calvering
calvers
calves
calves' feet
calves' liver
calvin cycle
calving
calving jack
calvings
calvinistical
calvish
calvities
calvity
calvous
calx (current term)
calxes
calycanthus
calycanthus family
calycanthuses
calycate
calyceal
calyces
calyciform
calyciform ending
calycinal
calycine
calycle
calycled
calycles

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