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decalcify


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Decalcify  \De*cal"ci*fy\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Decalcified};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Decalcifying}.] 
  To  deprive  of  calcareous  matter;  thus  to  decalcify  bones  is 
  to  remove  the  stony  part  and  leave  only  the  gelatin. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  decalcify 
  v  :  remove  calcium  or  lime  from  "decalcify  the  rock"  [ant:  {calcify}] 




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