Decalcify

De*cal"ci*fy

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Decalcified (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Decalcifying.] To deprive of calcareous matter; thus, to decalcify bones is to remove the stony part, and leave only the gelatin.

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De*cal`co*ma"ni*a

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De*cal`co*ma"nie

(?), } n. [F. dcalcomanie.] The art or process of transferring pictures and designs to china, glass, marble, etc., and permanently fixing them thereto.

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Dec"a*li`ter

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Dec"a*li`tre

} (?), n. [F. dcalitre; Gr. de`ka ten + F. litre. See Liter.] A measure of capacity in the metric system; a cubic volume of ten liters, equal to about 610.24 cubic inches, that is, 2.642 wine gallons.
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