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[kal-sahy-ner, kal-sahy-]
  1. a person or thing that calcines.
  2. an industrial furnace that processes material by calcination.
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Origin of calciner

First recorded in 1700–10; calcine + -er1
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Historical Examples

  • He also invented the calciner that was put in use in the tin mines at Cornwall and the silver ore works in Mexico.

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    Lyman Horace Weeks

  • It now corresponds, more or less, to the stuff which on the mine is sent to the calciner.