calcine

[ kal-sahyn, -sin ]SEE DEFINITION OF calcine
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Still, just to clinch the thing, we'll calcine him, gin-house and all.

But if in the dissolving there be aqua fortis, it sufficeth to calcine it.

To 'calcine' is to reduce a metal to an oxide, by the action of heat.

Mix white iron ore (manganese iron ore), 15 parts, with lime, 85 parts; calcine and powder as above.

This metal readily parts with its phlogiston, so as to be very subject to calcine, or rust, by exposure to the air.

Lavoisier concluded that to calcine tin is to cause it to combine with a portion of the air wherein it is calcined.

This compound hath been exposed to a fire sufficient, not only to dry it, but even to calcine it.

Zinc, while it is not in fusion, doth not calcine; but it begins to turn to a calx the moment it begins to melt.

Our work consisted in heating the oven in order to calcine the alabaster that we had got together in a heap.

A coral necklace lying there, which the fire had been unable to calcine, told him that these were the remains of his wife and son.

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