verb (used with or without object), cal·ci·fied, cal·ci·fy·ing.
IS YOUR DESERT PLANT KNOWLEDGE SUCCULENT OR DRIED UP?
OTHER WORDS FROM calcifynon·cal·ci·fied, adjectiveun·cal·ci·fied, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for calcify
The mood then had calcified into an anti-Bush drive for change; general election messaging was relatively easy.What Hillary Clinton Can Learn From Portugal, Costa Rica, and England in the World Cup|Nathan Daschle|July 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Moore was something like urban planner Robert Moses, a visionary who calcified into a tyrant.Jill Lepore on When Life Begins and Ends in ‘The Mansions of Happiness’|Malcolm Jones|June 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This calcified Dickinson icon is hilariously inflated in the film Being John Malkovich (1999).
In the chimæras (Holocephali) the notochord persists and is surrounded by a series of calcified rings.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
The omosternum is calcified, widest anteriorly, and has a convex anterior edge.A Review of the Middle American Tree Frogs of the Genus Ptychohyla|William E. Duellman
The basal margin is internally strengthened by a calcified rim, more or less developed.
I know of no other instance, amongst Cirripedia, in which calcified valves or scales are moulted.
The scapula is flat and expanded dorsally; the suprascapula is broad, flat, and calcified in large adults.Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Smilisca|William E. Duellman