cal

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See also: Cal, Cal., cál, and càl

English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cal ‎(plural cals)

  1. Abbreviation of calorie.
  2. Abbreviation of caliber.

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Noun[edit]

cal ‎(uncountable)

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

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Etymology 3[edit]

From an abbreviation of calcium hydroxide

Noun[edit]

cal ‎(uncountable)

  1. calcium hydroxide, slaked lime

Aromanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin caballus ‎(horse), from Latin caballus ‎(pack horse). Compare Daco-Romanian cal.

Noun[edit]

cal m ‎(plural calj)

  1. horse

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Catalan[edit]

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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

French[edit]

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cal m ‎(plural cals)

  1. callus (hardened part of the skin)

Istriot[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin callis, callem.

Noun[edit]

cal

  1. street, alley

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

cal

  1. rafsi of canlu.

Polish[edit]

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cal m inan

  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 ‎(khálix, pebble), from Proto-Indo-European [Term?] ‎(break up, split).

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cal m (plural cales)

  1. lime (calcium oxide)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin caballus ‎(horse), from Latin caballus ‎(pack horse), probably of Gaulish [Term?] origin.

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cal m ‎(plural cai)

  1. horse
  2. (chess) knight

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Chess pieces in Romanian · piese de șah (layout · text)
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rege regină, damă tură, turn nebun cal pion

Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Vulgar Latin cals, from Latin calx, from Ancient Greek χάλιξ ‎(khálix, pebble), from Proto-Indo-European [Term?] ‎(break up, split).

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cal f ‎(uncountable)

  1. lime (calcium oxide)

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cal

  1. Symbol of caloría

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Volapük[edit]

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cal ‎(plural cals)

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

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