calcify: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kal'su-fī"), [key]
— -fied, -fy•ing.
  1. to make or become calcareous or bony; harden by the deposit of calcium salts.
  2. to harden by deposition of calcium carbonate.
  3. to make or become rigid or intransigent, as in a political position.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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