Complete Definition of "calx"

English
wikipedia
Etymology
From L. #Latin|calx âlimeâ.

Pronunciation
IPA|/kælks/

Noun
en-noun|es

  1. archaic The substance which remains after a metal or mineral has been thoroughly burnt, seen as being the essential substance left after the expulsion of phlogiston.
  2. (Now recognised as being) the oxide left after calcination of a metal.
  3. calcium oxide

Latin
Pronunciation
{| border1 cellpadding5
| w:IPA|IPA
|rowspan=2| /kalks/
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| w:X-SAMPA|X-SAMPA
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Etymology 1
Ancient Greek Ïάλιξ pebble

Noun
calx, Wiktionary Appendix:Latin third declension|calcis f
#limestone
#chalk
#the finish line

Derived terms
calculatio
calculator
calculus
calcio (metal)

Declension
Third declension; I-stem, base of 2 consonants (3:B2C).

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!style="background:#C0C0C0;"| F.
!style="background:#C0C0C0;"| FF.
|-
!style="background:#C0C0C0;"| Nominative
| <big> calx
| <big> calcÄs
|-
!style="background:#C0C0C0;"| Genitive
| <big> calcis
| <big> calcium
|-
!style="background:#C0C0C0;"| Dative
| <big> calcī
| <big> calcibus
|-
!style="background:#C0C0C0;"| Accusative
| <big> calcem
| <big> calcÄs
|-
!style="background:#C0C0C0;"| Ablative
| <big> calce
| <big> calcibus
|}

Etymology 2
Possibly from an extension of the Proto-Indo-European root *(s)kel- "to bend", whence also Greek ÏÎºÎ­Î»Î¿Ï leg.

Noun
calx, Wiktionary Appendix:Latin third declension|calcis f
#heel, part of the foot on the backside where it becomes the leg

Derived terms
calcaneus
calceus
calcio (game)
calcitro
recalcitrant

Declension
Same as for Etymology 1.

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