verb (used without object), calved, calv·ing.
verb (used with object), calved, calv·ing.
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Buoyed by polar currents, icebergs calve off mainland glaciers, carrying minerals and nutrients from land into the ocean.These Photos Remind Us Why Conservation Matters - Issue 92: Frontiers|Kevin Berger|November 11, 2020|Nautilus
These cores contained distinct layers of sand and silt deposited by the ice sheet’s calved icebergs during four separate occasions over the last 42,000 years.Large-scale changes in Earth’s climate may originate in the Pacific|Gloria Dickie|October 8, 2020|Science News
This last time I was down there in early 2020, it was calving three, four, sometimes five or six times a day.
When I first got down there 20 years ago, Marr Glacier would calve a big chunk of ice into the bay next to the station maybe once a week.
The first milk of the cow after calving, is slightly purgative, which is essential to cleanse the stomach of the calf.
After calving, she should be stinted in her food for two or three days, and not fed freely for a week.
The first milk drawn from a cow after calving, has been found to yield over 15 per cent.
Take La Terre; do you think it is 'realistic' because it describes minutely, and probably faithfully, the event of a cow calving?The Secret Glory|Arthur Machen
As opponent he wittily follows Gillray, who in 1802 imagined an inoculated man as calving from his arms.George Cruikshank|W. H. Chesson