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Definition of calcify verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

calcify

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈkælsɪfaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkælsɪfaɪ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they calcify
BrE BrE//ˈkælsɪfaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkælsɪfaɪ//
 
he / she / it calcifies
BrE BrE//ˈkælsɪfaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkælsɪfaɪz//
 
past simple calcified
BrE BrE//ˈkælsɪfaɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkælsɪfaɪd//
 
past participle calcified
BrE BrE//ˈkælsɪfaɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkælsɪfaɪd//
 
-ing form calcifying
BrE BrE//ˈkælsɪfaɪɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkælsɪfaɪɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] calcify (something) (specialist) to become hard or make something hard by adding calcium salts
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: calcify