Oxycalcium
Oxycalcium Ox`y*cal"ci*um, a. [Oxy (a) + calcium.] Of or pertaining to oxygen and calcium; as, the oxycalcium light. See {Drummond light}. [1913 Webster]

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  • oxycalcium — /ɒksiˈkælsiəm/ (say oksee kalseeuhm) adjective relating to or produced by oxygen and calcium: the oxycalcium light …   Australian English dictionary

  • oxycalcium — |äksē+ adjective Etymology: oxy (II) + calcium : of or relating to oxygen and calcium the oxycalcium light or limelight * * * /ok si kal see euhm/, adj. pertaining to or produced by oxygen and calcium. [1860 65; OXY 2 + CALCIUM] …   Useful english dictionary

  • oxycalcium — /ok si kal see euhm/, adj. pertaining to or produced by oxygen and calcium. [1860 65; OXY 2 + CALCIUM] * * * …   Universalium

  • oxycalcium — adjective Of, pertaining to, or produced by a combination of calcium (or lime) and oxygen …   Wiktionary

  • oxycalcium — oxy·calcium …   English syllables

  • oxycalcium light — oxycalcium light, = limelight. (Cf. ↑limelight) …   Useful english dictionary

  • oxycalcium light — Drummond light Drum mond light [From Thomas Drummond, a British naval officer.] A very intense light, produced by turning two streams of gas, one oxygen and the other hydrogen, or coal gas, in a state of ignition, upon a ball of lime; or a stream …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oxycalcium light. — See calcium light. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • oxycalcium light — noun limelight …   Wiktionary

  • oxycalcium light. — See calcium light. [1860 65] …   Useful english dictionary

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