[ kal-sik ]
/ ˈkæl sɪk /
pertaining to or containing lime or calcium.
Origin of calcic
First recorded in 1870–75; calc-
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for calcic
Methyl cyanide is a liquid obtained by distillation of a mixture of calcic methyl sulphate and potassic cyanide.
Recent observations relating to the action of soda upon calcic sulphates, calcic glucates, etc., are most important.
In the former the calcic scales and crystals are distinct and quite as in L. tigrinum; in the latter they are cuboid, irregular.
Calcic salt elimination from beet juices is a problem not yet satisfactorily solved.
British Dictionary definitions for calcic
of, containing, or concerned with lime or calcium
Word Origin for calcic
C19: from Latin calx lime
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Medicine definitions for calcic
Composed of, containing, derived from, or relating to calcium or lime.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.