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Synonyms for calx

a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide

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And this wonderful device took its name from the Latin calx meaning pebble as the most basic mathematical exercises in ancient times were performed by counting little stones.
And this wonderful device took its name from the Latin calx, meaning pebble, as the most basic mathematical exercises in ancient times were performed by counting little stones.
French calque, in turn, is fashioned from the French verb calquer 'to trace or copy,' which is derived from the Italian verb calcare 'to trace or trample,' itself an adoption of the Latin verb calcare 'to tread or trample,' which, for our purposes, finds its source in the Latin noun calx 'heel,' as that part of the foot that does the trampling.
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