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Definition of "calcination" []

  • The process of calcining - heating a substance to a high temperature, but below its melting point, to bring about thermal decomposition. (noun)

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Use "calcination" in a sentence
  • "The residue may remain as a powdery substance (a calx), in which case the process of roasting is termed calcination; or it may be a pasty mass or liquid."
  • "But about half of the CO2 from cement cannot be eliminated - it is produced in the reaction, called calcination, that occurs as the limestone (which consists of calcium carbonate) is being burned."
  • "A calcination facility there would help the company to be closer to suppliers and get customers in the Chinese market."