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English noun: calcification

1. calcification (process) a process that impregnates something with calcium (or calcium salts)


Broader (hypernym)chemical action, chemical change, chemical process


Narrower (hyponym)ossification

2. calcification (state) tissue hardened by deposition of lime salts


Broader (hypernym)hardening

3. calcification (state) an inflexible and unchanging state


SamplesThe calcification of negotiations.


Broader (hypernym)inaction, inactiveness, inactivity









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