verb (used with object), cal·cined, cal·cin·ing.
verb (used without object), cal·cined, cal·cin·ing.
Origin of calcine
Examples from the Web for calcine
The skull of a dead man, calcine it, and extract the Salts as that of Tartar.Every Day Life in the Massachusetts Bay Colony|George Francis Dow
Zinc, while it is not in fusion, doth not calcine; but it begins to turn to a calx the moment it begins to melt.
Our work consisted in heating the oven in order to calcine the alabaster that we had got together in a heap.The House of the Dead or Prison Life in Siberia|Fyodor Dostoyevsky
This compound hath been exposed to a fire sufficient, not only to dry it, but even to calcine it.
Heat gently with a Bunsen burner until the sulphur burns, and then calcine until no more sulphurous oxide comes off.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer