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- adj. Hardened from the deposit of calcium salts.
- adj. That which is to become unchanging or inflexible.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of calcify.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Consisting of, or containing, calcareous matter or lime salts; calcareous.
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The days of soaking hominy kernels - cacahuazintle - in calcified water and peeling each one individually are fading fast, thanks to the pre-cleaned hominy that comes in packages in the refrigerated food section of even small neighborhood supermarkets.
So a highly regressive taxation structure is meant to ameliorate this kind of calcified class stratification.
Phillips will discuss how the depreciated dollar coupled with the dangerous attitudes of a "calcified" political system and the flawed products of wayward mega-finance have put our very global future at risk.
Portugal suffers from a calcified labor market and a bloated public sector.
The disconnect between the frenetic pace of creative destruction in the private sector and the calcified, operating-as - always approach in government helps account for disaffected young Obama supporters on one side and fed-up tea party members on the other.
I've got mine gathered in a bitter glass bottom that must be holding all the calcified pain in there too.
Both figures in the shaft were calcified, or seemed as much in their shades of gray and chalky-white.
Side step every calcified diatribe, green leafy baby there's only one you.
They've become like retirement homes; they've sort of calcified.
If meat of an infected pig is consumed by humans, the calcified cysts dissolve and the larvae are released.
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