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calx



Pronunciation: (kalks), [key]
n.,
pl. calx•es, cal•cesPronunciation: (kal'sēz). [key]

1. the oxide or ashy substance that remains after metals, minerals, etc., have been thoroughly roasted or burned.
2. lime1 (def. 1).

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