noun, plural calx·es, cal·ces [kal-seez]. /ˈkæl siz/.
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Heat recovers the pure air, and the mercury, leaving the calx of the impure metal.
The calx of tin resists fusion more than that of any other metal, which makes it useful in making an opaque white enamel.
By long standing, or the addition of water, the calx of tin is precipitated from the solution.
This calx is soluble in about eighty times its weight of cold water, or in fifteen times its weight of boiling water.
The calx of acid is used in a variety of the arts, especially in the manufactory of glass.