Calc-sinter
Calc-sinter \Calc"-sin`ter\, n. [G. kalk (L. calx, calcis) lime + E. sinter.] See under {Calcite}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Calc-sinter — (; it is an important category in German chemistry)Term for a solid Calcium carbonate deposit. When Calcium bicarbonate is in water solution, any mayor change of environmental conditions for the water (esp. pressure, temperature, photosynthesis… …   Wikipedia

  • calc-sinter — [kalk′sin΄tər] n. [Ger kalksinter < kalk, lime + sinter, slag] TRAVERTINE …   English World dictionary

  • calc-sinter — /kalk sin teuhr/, n. Mineral. travertine. [1815 25; < G Kalksinter. See CALC , SINTER] * * * …   Universalium

  • calc-sinter — calc sin·ter …   English syllables

  • calc-sinter — ˈkalk|sintə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: German kalksinter, from kalk lime (from Old High German) + sinter more at chalk, sinter …   Useful english dictionary

  • calc-sinter —    See sinter …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • calc-sinter — /ˈkælk sɪntə/ (say kalk sintuh) noun → travertine (def. 1). {German Kalksinter lime slag} …   Australian English dictionary

  • calc|spar — calc spar or calc|spar «KALK SPAHR», noun. Mineralogy. calcareous spar or rhombohedral crystallized calcite. ╂[< calc , as in calc sinter + spar3] …   Useful english dictionary

  • calc-tu|fa — «KALK TOO fuh», noun. Mineralogy. calcareous tufa. ╂[< calc , as in calc sinter + tufa] …   Useful english dictionary

  • calc-spar — Calcite Cal cite (k[a^]l s[imac]t), n. [L. calx, calcis, lime.] (Min.) Calcium carbonate, or carbonate of lime. It is rhombohedral in its crystallization, and thus distinguished from aragonite. It includes common limestone, chalk, and marble.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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