from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Composed of, containing, derived from, or relating to calcium or lime.
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- adj. Of, pertaining to, or derived from calcium or lime
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, derived from, or containing, calcium or lime.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to lime; containing calcium: as, calcic chlorid, or chlorid of calcium.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. derived from or containing calcium or lime
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It's quite astounding to read through the recipes and try to imagine making some of these creations -- each one has six or eight separate components, and each component calls for ingredients such as calcic, lecite or xantana.
GABBRO: A black,course-grained,intrusive igneous rock,composed of calcic feldspars and pryoxene.
Caliche, or a calcic horizon, is common in arid and semiarid regions. 17 It is a hard, whitish alkaline layer resembling limestone and can be many meters thick.
The following selection will be found sufficient for his purpose: A set of the chief varieties of uric acid, calcic oxalate, and triple phosphate; the urates and oxalurates; urea nitrate, calcic hippurate and carbonate, hippuric acid, cystin, well mounted "casts" of the _tubili uriniferi_, spermatozoa, etc.
The explanation offered to account for the gradually increasing insolubility of sulphate of lime on heating, is, that the hydrate, in which condition it exists in solution, is partially decomposed, anhydrous calcic sulphate being formed, the dehydration becoming more and more complete as the temperature rises.
Recent observations relating to the action of soda upon calcic sulphates, calcic glucates, etc., are most important.
Since the early history of beet sugar making, it has been noticed that calcic salts render graining in the pan most tedious; hence repeated efforts to reduce to a minimum percentage the use of lime during defecation.
Certain citrates have a retarding influence upon calcic sulphates.
Experiments to determine the action of lime upon soils apparently prove that it does not matter in what form calcic salts are employed; their effect, in all cases, is to increase the yield of roots to the acre.
Precipitates from ferric sulphate, unlike calcic compounds, do not subsequently enter into putrefaction.