What does calx mean?

calx meaning in General Dictionary

a white crystalline oxide found in producing calcium hydroxide

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  • Quicklime.
  • The substance which stays when a metal or mineral has been put through calcination or combustion by temperature, and that will be, or may be, decreased to a superb dust.
  • cracked and decline glass, returned to the post.

Sentence Examples with the word calx

It was mentioned by Libavius, who named it calx plumb dulcis.

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