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Definitions of calx:

part of speech: noun

The heel; an oxide; calcined lime.

part of speech: noun

1. Lime, calcium oxide, an alkaline earth occurring in grayish- white masses ( quicklime) which on exposure to the air become converted into a white powder of calcium hydrate and calcium carbonate ( air- slaked lime); the addition of water to calcium oxide produces calcium hydrate or slaked lime. 2. the heel.

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