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- Rhymes: -ɑːv
- (intransitive) To give birth to a calf.
- (intransitive) To assist the giving of birth of a calf.
- (intransitive, figuratively, especially of an iceberg, glacier, or the like) To break off or shed a large piece.
- The glacier was starting to calve even as we watched.
- The sea was dangerous because of icebergs calving off the nearby glacier.
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