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cal·ci·fy

 (kăl′sə-fī′)
tr. & intr.v. cal·ci·fied, cal·ci·fy·ing, cal·ci·fies
1. To make or become stony or chalky by deposition of calcium salts.
2. To make or become inflexible and unchanging.
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calcify

(ˈkælsɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
1. (Chemistry) to convert or be converted into lime
2. (Chemistry) to harden or become hardened by impregnation with calcium salts
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cal•ci•fy

(ˈkæl səˌfaɪ)

v.t., v.i. -fied, -fy•ing.
1. to make or become calcareous or bony; harden by the deposit of calcium salts.
2. to make or become rigid or inflexible, as in an intellectual position.
[1830–40]
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calcify


Past participle: calcified
Gerund: calcifying

Imperative
calcify
calcify
Present
I calcify
you calcify
he/she/it calcifies
we calcify
you calcify
they calcify
Preterite
I calcified
you calcified
he/she/it calcified
we calcified
you calcified
they calcified
Present Continuous
I am calcifying
you are calcifying
he/she/it is calcifying
we are calcifying
you are calcifying
they are calcifying
Present Perfect
I have calcified
you have calcified
he/she/it has calcified
we have calcified
you have calcified
they have calcified
Past Continuous
I was calcifying
you were calcifying
he/she/it was calcifying
we were calcifying
you were calcifying
they were calcifying
Past Perfect
I had calcified
you had calcified
he/she/it had calcified
we had calcified
you had calcified
they had calcified
Future
I will calcify
you will calcify
he/she/it will calcify
we will calcify
you will calcify
they will calcify
Future Perfect
I will have calcified
you will have calcified
he/she/it will have calcified
we will have calcified
you will have calcified
they will have calcified
Future Continuous
I will be calcifying
you will be calcifying
he/she/it will be calcifying
we will be calcifying
you will be calcifying
they will be calcifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been calcifying
you have been calcifying
he/she/it has been calcifying
we have been calcifying
you have been calcifying
they have been calcifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been calcifying
you will have been calcifying
he/she/it will have been calcifying
we will have been calcifying
you will have been calcifying
they will have been calcifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been calcifying
you had been calcifying
he/she/it had been calcifying
we had been calcifying
you had been calcifying
they had been calcifying
Conditional
I would calcify
you would calcify
he/she/it would calcify
we would calcify
you would calcify
they would calcify
Past Conditional
I would have calcified
you would have calcified
he/she/it would have calcified
we would have calcified
you would have calcified
they would have calcified
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.calcify - become impregnated with calcium salts
harden, indurate - become hard or harder; "The wax hardened"
decalcify - remove calcium or lime from; "decalcify the rock"
2.calcify - become inflexible and unchanging; "Old folks can calcify"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
3.calcify - turn into lime; become calcified; "The rock calcified over the centuries"
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
4.calcify - convert into lime; "the salts calcified the rock"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
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Translations

calcify

[ˈkælsɪfaɪ]
A. VTcalcificar
B. VIcalcificarse
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calcify

vtKalk mablagern auf/in (+dat), → verkalken lassen
viverkalken
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calcify

[ˈkælsɪfaɪ]
1. vtcalcificare
2. vicalcificarsi
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

calcify

vi (pret & pp -fied) calcificarse
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We report such a rare case of calcifying fibrous pseudotumour of maxilla.
Heidi Burdett, Heriot-Watt University research fellow, said: "We found that there was a rapid, communitylevel shift to net dissolution, meaning that within that community, the skeletons of calcifying organisms like starfish and coralline algae were dissolving.
The calcifying odontogenic cyst (COC) was first described by Gorlin and colleagues in 1962 [1], which described a cyst lined by an ameloblastoma-like epithelium that contained variable amounts of ghost cells and calcifications.
The findings on imaging can be explained as mixed radiolucent radiopaque lesion, so diagnosis are Central Calcifying Epithelial Odontogenic Tumour (CEOT), Calcifying odontogenic cyst, Adenomatoid odontogenic tumour, Complex odontoma, Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma, Fibro-osseous lesions and osteoblastoma should be considered.
Fairley, "Calcifying disorders of the skin," Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol.
By the end of the experiment, the phytoplankton in the acidified water were calcifying less than a population that hadn't been exposed to such harsh conditions, the researchers report July 8 in Science Advances.
The calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor (CEOT) is an uncommon benign odontogenic tumor usually occurring in the jaw bones.
But apparently I wasn't, and now I am paying for it with what feels like two fistfuls of fluffy meat calcifying my innards.
Calcifying fibrous tumor (CFT) is a rare benign mass lesion first described in 1988 by Rosenthal and AbdulKarim as "childhood fibrous tumor with psammoma bodies." (1) Fetsch and colleagues published a larger series, redesignating the lesion as "calcifying fibrous pseudotumor." (2) While originally described as a soft tissue tumor in children, CFT has since been documented in a wide age range and in a variety of sites, including soft tissue, solid organs, associated with pleural and peritoneal surfaces, and the tubular gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
We report a case of recurrent Pindborg tumor (calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor) of the maxilla.
(1) The tumor was first described in 1880 by Malherbe and Chenantais, who believed that it arose from the sebaceous gland and called it as calcifying epithelioma of Malherbe.