calcined

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calcined

  1. simple past tense and past participle of calcine

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calcined (comparative more calcined, superlative most calcined)

  1. Converted by calcination.
  2. (figuratively) Purified, refined.
    • 1790, Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Men[1]:
      [A]n ingenious man, who is ever on the watch for conquest, will, in his eagerness to exhibit his whole store of knowledge, furnish an attentive observer with some useful information, calcined by fancy and formed by taste.

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