[kal-sahyn, -sin]
verb (used with object), calcined, calcining.
to convert into calx by heating or burning.
to frit.
verb (used without object), calcined, calcining.
to be converted into calx by heating or burning.
material resulting from calcination; calx.

1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin calcināre to heat, orig. used by alchemists

calcinable [kal-suh-nuh-buhl] , adjective
calcination [kal-suh-ney-shuhn] , noun
calcinator [kal-suh-ney-ter] , noun
calcinatory [kal-sin-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, kal-sin-uh-] , adjective, noun
semicalcined, adjective
uncalcined, adjective Unabridged
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calcine (ˈkælsaɪn, -sɪn)
1.  (tr) to heat (a substance) so that it is oxidized, reduced, or loses water
2.  (intr) to oxidize as a result of heating
[C14: from Medieval Latin calcināre to heat, from Latin calx lime]

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calcine cal·cine (kāl-sīn, kāl'sīn)
v. cal·cined, cal·cining, cal·cines
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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Alternatively, calcium oxide is prepared by calcining crude calcium carbonate.
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