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calx

 (kălks)
n. pl. calx·es or cal·ces (kăl′sēz′)
1. The crumbly residue left after a mineral or metal has been calcined or roasted.

[Middle English, from Latin, lime, limestone, pebble, from Greek khalix, pebble.]
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calx

(kælks)
n, pl calxes or calces (ˈkælsiːz)
1. (Elements & Compounds) the powdery metallic oxide formed when an ore or mineral is roasted
2. (Elements & Compounds) another name for calcium oxide
3. (Anatomy) anatomy the heel
[C15: from Latin: lime, from Greek khalix pebble]
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calx

(kælks)

n., pl. calx•es, cal•ces (ˈkæl siz)
the oxide or ashy substance that remains after metals, minerals, etc., have been thoroughly burned.
[1350–1400; Middle English cals < Old French < Latin calx lime; see calcium]
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Noun1.calx - a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide
atomic number 20, Ca, calcium - a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
oxide - any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical
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