• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Calc-sinter See under Calcite.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n calc-sinter Travertin, or calcareous tufa, the material deposited from water holding lime in solution. See travertin.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Calc-sinter a porous deposit from springs or rivers which in flowing through limestone rocks have become charged with calcium carbonate
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
G. kalk,L. calx, calcis,) lime + E. sinter,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Formed from L. calx, chalk.


In literature:

On this also depends the formation of stalactites and calc-sinter.
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