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Definition of calcify verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

calcify

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈkælsəˌfaɪ//
 
[intransitive, transitive] calcify (something) (technology)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they calcify
 
he / she / it calcifies
 
past simple calcified
 
-ing form calcifying
 
 
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to become hard or make something hard by adding calcium salts
calcification
 
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NAmE//ˌkælsəfəˈkeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
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