cal

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See also: Cal, Cal., and càl

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

cal (plural cals)

  1. Abbreviation of calorie.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

cal (uncountable)

  1. (mining, archaic, UK, dialect, Cornish) wolfram, an ore of tungsten
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Simmonds to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Aromanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin caballus. Compare Daco-Romanian cal.

Noun[edit]

cal m

  1. horse

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Catalan[edit]

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Contraction[edit]

cal

  1. (contraction of the preposition ca and the article el) house of

Verb[edit]

cal

  1. third-person singular present indicative of caldre

Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quālis.

Conjunction[edit]

cal

  1. as

Istriot[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin callis.

Noun[edit]

cal

  1. street, alley

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

cal

  1. rafsi of canlu.

Polish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cal m

  1. inch (unit of measure)

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cal, from Vulgar Latin cals, from Latin calx, from Ancient Greek χάλιξ (kháliks, pebble), from a Proto-Indo-European root meaning "break up, split."

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Noun[edit]

cal m (plural cales)

  1. lime (calcium oxide)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin caballus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cal m (plural cai)

  1. horse
  2. (chess) knight

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin calx.

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Noun[edit]

cal f (uncountable)

  1. lime (calcium oxide)

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Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

cal (plural cals)

  1. occupation
  2. office (position)
  3. profession

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