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English Dictionary: calcify by the DICT Development Group
3 results for calcify
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. become impregnated with calcium salts
    Antonym(s): decalcify
  2. become inflexible and unchanging; "Old folks can calcify"
  3. turn into lime; become calcified; "The rock calcified over the centuries"
  4. convert into lime; "the salts calcified the rock"
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Calcify \Cal"ci*fy\ (k[acr]l"s[icr]*f[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p.
      p. {Calcified} (-f[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Calcifying}.]
      [L. calx, calcis, lime + -fy.]
      To make stony or calcareous by the deposit or secretion of
      salts of lime.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Calcify \Cal"ci*fy\, v. i.
      To become changed into a stony or calcareous condition, in
      which lime is a principal ingredient, as in the formation of
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