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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.
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Boyle also studied the calcination of metals: This is the process in which the metal is heated in air, thus losing its metallic character and producing a calx of the metal.
The English scientist informed Lavoisier of his recent experiment with "the calx of mercury" (mercuric oxide).
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