Calciner

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Calciner One who, or that which, calcines.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n calciner One who calcines.
    • n calciner An oven or a furnace for calcining ores. See calcine, v. t.
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Usage

In literature:

At this hour, as usual, the calcinated rocks, the sun-burnt branches, and the dry weeds faded into the semi-obscurity of the shadows.
"The Underdogs" by Mariano Azuela
Query, what would some calcined pipe-clay do?
"Men of Invention and Industry" by Samuel Smiles
They were walking over yellowish calcinated earth, forming a plain of nearly a mile long, which extended to the edge of the wood.
"The Mysterious Island" by Jules Verne
From time to time a half-calcined piece of wall would be found standing on the edge of the road.
"Salammbo" by Gustave Flaubert
Some of his cofeuilletonists declare that purifying waters seldom touch their calcined skin.
"A Daughter of Eve" by Honore de Balzac
Dead and calcined bodies lay about the deck, which was also crowded with injured helpless and suffering people.
"The San Francisco Calamity" by Various
Marble, for example, is clearly nothing but calcined limestone.
"A History of Science, Volume 3(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
His stomach had been calcined by the inordinate quantity of whisky he had drunk, and was a dry and raging furnace.
"Lost Face" by Jack London
In another mound the center was found to be a mass of burned clay interspersed with calcined human bones.
"The Prehistoric World" by E. A. Allen
Not unfrequently we would pass on the track side small heaps of white ashes, with a calcined bone or two among them.
"The Discovery of the Source of the Nile" by John Hanning Speke
The second point of importance is thorough calcining before smelting.
"Getting Gold" by J. C. F. Johnson
It is as white as snow and harder than any stone, and is, I believe, made from calcined shells.
"The Days Before Yesterday" by Lord Frederick Hamilton
I sent you of his faeces there calcined: Out of that calx, I have won the salt of mercury.
"The Alchemist" by Ben Jonson
From dawn till nightfall a merciless sun calcined the ground.
"Maria Chapdelaine" by Louis Hemon
Plastic clay is wanting in these properties; but they are imparted to it by a feeble calcination.
"Familiar Letters of Chemistry" by Justus Liebig
Here, his lamp between his feet, he rested a while, staring at those calcined bones.
"Smith and the Pharaohs, and Other Tales" by Henry Rider Haggard
The Chinese and natives of the place chew this nut with betel-leaf and calcined mussel-shells.
"A Woman's Journey Round the World" by Ida Pfeiffer
Each of the holes already explored contain calcined human bones.
"Wanderings in Wessex" by Edric Holmes
Ordinary limestones are, as you know, calcined in a kiln.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 601, July 9, 1887" by Various
They are pulverized and some are calcined or oxidized.
"Pottery, for Artists Craftsmen & Teachers" by George J. Cox
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In poetry:

Daily so I might restore
Calcined heart and shrivelled skin,
A morning phœnix with proud roar
Kindled new within.
"Morning Phœnix" by Robert Graves

In news:

I am working for a local oil refinery to find a solution to a problem they are having with their off-gas incinerator at the end of a rotary kiln calciner.
I wrote a little thing in today's paper on Scout Niblett's new album, The Calcination of Scout Niblett, but I forgot to mention: She's playing JB's tonight.
The increase will be dependent on the product, BASF said, with increases up to 7 percent for hydrous and calcined products.
Increases of up to 7 percent slated for hydrous and calcined products.
Earth & Turf topdressers will spread a variety of materials such as sand, compost, topdressing mixes, calcined clay, infield mix, wood chips, lime and de-icing materials.
Specific applications include powder mixing, grinding, calcining, pulverizing, crushing and bagging operations.
Recently announced the elimination of a temporary energy surcharge across its lineup of calcined and water-washed kaolin clay products used in industrial (non-paper) applications, effective May 15, 2006.
TAM Ceramics recently announced it has expanded its material processing and recycling services and has made additional investments in dedicated calcining, crushing, milling, and sizing equipment.
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In science:

For the crystal growth we employ a copper-rich self-flux technique using a barium and copper precursor, BaCuO2 powder that was prepared from 99.999% pure BaCO3 and 99.995% pure CuO by repeated calcining under flowing oxygen.
Tl2Ba2CuO6+d Brings Spectroscopic Probes Deep Into the Overdoped Regime of the High-Tc Cuprates
The precursor powder was then calcined in air at 600 oC for 2 h. Pellets prepared from the calcined powder was sintered at 700 oC for 3 h in air. It was observed that with increasing amount of calcium, the sintering temperature could be extended up to 850 oC without any noticeable phase separation.
Effect of Chemical Pressure on the Magnetic Transition of Multiferroic Ca-BiFeO3
Grain Growth and Phase Transformation of Titanium Oxide During Calcination. J.
A unique metal-semiconductor interface and resultant electron transfer phenomenon
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