Calx

Calx is a residual substance, sometimes in the form of a fine powder, that is left when a metal or mineral combusts or is calcinated due to heat. Calx, especially of a metal, is now known as an oxide. According to the obsolete phlogiston theory, the calx was the true elemental substance, having lost its phlogiston in the process of combustion. `C....
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Calx

• (n.) Quicklime. • (n.) The substance which remains when a metal or mineral has been subjected to calcination or combustion by heat, and which is, or may be, reduced to a fine powder. • (n.) Broken and refuse glass, returned to the post.
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calx

(from the article `phlogiston`) ...Greek, meaning `burned`). Stahl believed that the corrosion of metals in air (e.g., the rusting of iron) was also a form of combustion, so that ...
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calx

(kalks) lime or chalk. heel.
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Calx

Calx noun ; plural English Calxes , Latin Calces . [ Latin Calx , calcis . limestone; confer Greek ... gravel. ..., ..., pebble, Sanskrit ... gravel, Ir. carraic rock Gael. carraig , W. careg , stone. Confer Chalk .] 1. (Che...
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calx

calx The posterior rounded extremity of the foot; the heel.
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Calx

Calx was a term formerly applied to the residium of a metal or mineral which has been subjected to violent heat, burning, or calcination.
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calx

Latin, meaning: the heel / stone, pebble / lime / goal, aim.
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calx

Synonym: lime. ... Origin: L. Limestone ... 2. The posterior rounded extremity of the foot. ... Synonym: calcar pedis, heel. ... Origin: L. Heel ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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calx

Type: Term Pronunciation: kalks, kal′sis, kal-sēs Definitions: 1. The posterior rounded extremity of the foot. Synonyms: lime1, calcar pedis, heel2
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