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Meaning of DECALCIFY

Pronunciation:  dee'kalsu`fI

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  remove calcium or lime from; "decalcify the rock"
  2. [v]  lose calcium or calcium compounds
 

DECALCIFY is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Antonyms: calcify
 
 See Also: change, remove, take, take away, withdraw

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*cal"ci*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Decalcified}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Decalcifying}.]
To deprive of calcareous matter; thus, to decalcify bones is
to remove the stony part, and leave only the gelatin.

 

 

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