Calcine meaning

kăl-sīn', kăl'sīn'
To heat (a substance) to a high temperature but below the melting or fusing point, causing loss of moisture, reduction or oxidation, and the decomposition of carbonates and other compounds.
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To convert (liquid material, especially radioactive wastes) to granular solids by drying at very high temperatures.
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To be calcined.
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A substance produced by calcining.
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To change to calx or powder by heating to a high temperature, but below the melting point.
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To burn to ashes or powder.
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To oxidize at high temperature.
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To heat something without melting in order to drive off water etc., and to decompose carbonates into oxides or to oxidize or reduce it; especially to heat limestone to form quicklime.
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(intransitive) To undergo such heating.
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Origin of calcine

Middle English calcinen from Old French calciner from Medieval Latin calcīnāre from Late Latin calcīna quicklime from Latin calx calc- lime calx