Calcitration Cal`ci*tra"tion (-tr[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. Act of kicking. [1913 Webster]

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  • calcitration — cal·ci·tra·tion …   English syllables

  • calcitration — noun see calcitrate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Calcitriren — (v. lat.), mit den Füßen hintenausschlagen, sich sträuben, widerspenstig sein; daher Calcitrant, ungeberdig, widerspenstig, u. Calcitration, Widerspenstigkeit …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Calcitrant — Calcitrant, aus dem lat., hintenausschlagend, widerspänstig; davon Calcitration, calcitriren …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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  • Impulse — I (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Impulse >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 impulse impulse impulsion impetus Sgm: N 1 momentum momentum Sgm: N 1 push push pulsion thrust shove jog jolt …   English dictionary for students

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