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    Cali - (n.) The tenth avatar or incarnation of the god Vishnu.
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    Alcalimeter - (n.) See Alkalimeter.
    Biblicality - (n.) The quality of being biblical; a biblical subject.
    Caliber - (n.) Alt. of Calibre
    Calibre - (n.) The diameter of the bore, as a cannon or other firearm, or of any tube; or the weight or size of the projectile which a firearm will carry; as, an 8 inch gun, a 12-pounder, a 44 caliber.
    Calibre - (n.) The diameter of round or cylindrical body, as of a bullet or column.
    Calibre - (n.) Fig.: Capacity or compass of mind.
    Calibrate - (v. i.) To ascertain the caliber of, as of a thermometer tube; also, more generally, to determine or rectify the graduation of, as of the various standards or graduated instruments.
    Calibration - (n.) The process of estimating the caliber a tube, as of a thermometer tube, in order to graduate it to a scale of degrees; also, more generally, the determination of the true value of the spaces in any graduated instrument.
    Calice - (n.) See Chalice.
    Calicle - (n.) One of the small cuplike cavities, often with elevated borders, covering the surface of most corals. Each is formed by a polyp. (b) One of the cuplike structures inclosing the zooids of certain hydroids. See Campanularian.
    Calicoes - (pl. ) of Calico
    Calico - (n.) Plain white cloth made from cotton, but which receives distinctive names according to quality and use, as, super calicoes, shirting calicoes, unbleached calicoes, etc.
    Calico - (n.) Cotton cloth printed with a figured pattern.
    Calico - (a.) Made of, or having the appearance of, calico; -- often applied to an animal, as a horse or cat, on whose body are large patches of a color strikingly different from its main color.
    Calicoback - (n.) The calico bass.
    Calicoback - (n.) An hemipterous insect (Murgantia histrionica) which injures the cabbage and other garden plants; -- called also calico bug and harlequin cabbage bug.
    Calicular - (a.) Alt. of Caliculate
    Caliculate - (a.) Relating to, or resembling, a cup; also improperly used for calycular, calyculate.
    Calid - (a.) Hot; burning; ardent.
    Calidity - (n.) Heat.
    Caliduct - (n.) A pipe or duct used to convey hot air or steam.
    Calif - (n.) Alt. of Califate
    Califate - (n.) Same as Caliph, Caliphate, etc.
    Californian - (a.) Of or pertaining to California.
    Californian - (n.) A native or inhabitant of California.
    Caligation - (n.) Dimness; cloudiness.
    Caliginosity - (n.) Darkness.
    Caliginous - (a.) Affected with darkness or dimness; dark; obscure.
    Caligo - (n.) Dimness or obscurity of sight, dependent upon a speck on the cornea; also, the speck itself.
    Caligraphic - (a.) See Calligraphic.
    Caligraphy - (n.) See Caligraphy.
    Calin - (n.) An alloy of lead and tin, of which the Chinese make tea canisters.
    Calipash - (n.) A part of a turtle which is next to the upper shell. It contains a fatty and gelatinous substance of a dull greenish tinge, much esteemed as a delicacy in preparations of turtle.
    Calipee - (n.) A part of a turtle which is attached to the lower shell. It contains a fatty and gelatinous substance of a light yellowish color, much esteemed as a delicacy.
    Calipers - (n. pl.) An instrument, usually resembling a pair of dividers or compasses with curved legs, for measuring the diameter or thickness of bodies, as of work shaped in a lathe or planer, timber, masts, shot, etc.; or the bore of firearms, tubes, etc.; -- called also caliper compasses, or caliber compasses.
    Caliph - (n.) Successor or vicar; -- a title of the successors of Mohammed both as temporal and spiritual rulers, now used by the sultans of Turkey.
    Caliphate - (n.) The office, dignity, or government of a caliph or of the caliphs.
    Calippic - (a.) Of or pertaining to Calippus, an Athenian astronomer.
    Calisaya bark - () A valuable kind of Peruvian bark obtained from the Cinchona Calisaya, and other closely related species.
    Calistheneum - (n.) A gymnasium; esp. one for light physical exercise by women and children.
    Calisthenis - (a.) Of or pertaining to calisthenics.
    Calisthenics - (n.) The science, art, or practice of healthful exercise of the body and limbs, to promote strength and gracefulness; light gymnastics.
    Caliver - (n.) An early form of hand gun, variety of the arquebus; originally a gun having a regular size of bore.
    Calix - (n.) A cup. See Calyx.
    Classicalism - (n.) A classical idiom, style, or expression; a classicism.
    Classicalism - (n.) Adherence to what are supposed or assumed to be the classical canons of art.
    Classicalist - (n.) One who adheres to what he thinks the classical canons of art.
    Classicality - (n.) Alt. of Classicalness
    Clericalism - (n.) An excessive devotion to the interests of the sacerdotal order; undue influence of the clergy; sacerdotalism.
    Comicalities - (pl. ) of Comicality
    Comicality - (n.) The quality of being comical; something comical.
    Conicality - (n.) Conicalness.
    Decaliter - (n.) Alt. of Decalitre
    Decalitre - (n.) 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.
    Devocalize - (v. t.) To make toneless; to deprive of vowel quality.
    Didascalic - (a.) Didactic; preceptive.
    Evangelicalism - (n.) Adherence to evangelical doctrines; evangelism.
    Excalibur - (n.) The name of King Arthur's mythical sword.
    Extrinsicality - (n.) Alt. of Extrinsicalness
    Fantasticality - (n.) Fantastically.
    Finicality - (n.) The quality of being finical; finicalness.
    Focalization - (n.) The act of focalizing or bringing to a focus, or the state of being focalized.
    Focalized - (imp. & p. p.) of Focalize
    Focalizing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Focalize
    Focalize - (v. t.) To bring to a focus; to focus; to concentrate.
    Illocality - (n.) Want of locality or place.
    Inimicality - (n.) The state or quality of being inimical or hostile; hostility; unfriendliness.
    Intrinsicality - (n.) The quality of being intrinsic; essentialness; genuineness; reality.
    Laicality - (n.) The state or quality of being laic; the state or condition of a layman.
    Localism - (n.) The state or quality of being local; affection for a particular place.
    Localism - (n.) A method of speaking or acting peculiar to a certain district; a local idiom or phrase.
    Localitiees - (pl. ) of Locality
    Locality - (n.) The state, or condition, of belonging to a definite place, or of being contained within definite limits.
    Locality - (n.) Position; situation; a place; a spot; esp., a geographical place or situation, as of a mineral or plant.
    Locality - (n.) Limitation to a county, district, or place; as, locality of trial.
    Locality - (n.) The perceptive faculty concerned with the ability to remember the relative positions of places.
    Localization - (n.) Act of localizing, or state of being localized.
    Localized - (imp. & p. p.) of Localize
    Localizing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Localize
    Localize - (v. t.) To make local; to fix in, or assign to, a definite place.
    Logicality - (n.) Logicalness.
    Lupercalia - (n. pl.) A feast of the Romans in honor of Lupercus, or Pan.
    Mechanicalize - (v. t.) To cause to become mechanical.
    Percaline - (n.) A fine kind of French cotton goods, usually of one color.
    Periodicalist - (n.) One who publishes, or writes for, a periodical.
    Piccalilli - (n.) A pickle of various vegetables with pungent species, -- originally made in the East Indies.
    Politicalism - (n.) Zeal or party spirit in politics.
    Pontificality - (n.) The state and government of the pope; the papacy.
    Practicality - (n.) The quality or state of being practical; practicalness.
    Practicalize - (v. t.) To render practical.
    Propheticality - (n.) Propheticalness.
    Radicalism - (n.) The quality or state of being radical; specifically, the doctrines or principles of radicals in politics or social reform.
    Radicality - (n.) Germinal principle; source; origination.
    Radicality - (n.) Radicalness; relation to a root in essential nature or principle.
    Rascalities - (pl. ) of Rascality
    Rascality - (n.) The quality or state of being rascally, or a rascal; mean trickishness or dishonesty; base fraud.
    Rascality - (n.) The poorer and lower classes of people.
    Reciprocality - (n.) The quality or condition of being reciprocal; reciprocalness.
    Scaling - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Scale
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    Caliber - n. (brit. Calibre) 1 a internal diameter of a gun or tube. B diameter of a bullet or shell. 2 strength or quality of character; ability, importance. [french from italian from arabic, = mould]
    Calibrate - v. (-ting) 1 mark (a gauge) with a scale of readings. 2 correlate the readings of (an instrument or system of measurement) with a standard. 3 determine the calibre of (a gun). calibration n.
    Calibre - n. (us caliber) 1 a internal diameter of a gun or tube. B diameter of a bullet or shell. 2 strength or quality of character; ability, importance. [french from italian from arabic, = mould]
    Calices - pl. Of *calix.
    Calico - n. (pl. -es or us -s) 1 cotton cloth, esp. Plain white or unbleached. 2 us printed cotton fabric. adj. 1 of calico. 2 us multicoloured. [calicut in india]
    Californium - n. Artificial radioactive metallic element. [california in us, where first made]
    Caliper - var. Of *calliper.
    Caliph - n. Esp. Hist. Chief muslim civil and religious ruler. caliphate n. [arabic, = successor (of muhammad)]
    Calisthenics - var. Of *callisthenics.
    Calix - var. Of *calyx.
    Calibre - n. (us caliber) 1 a internal diameter of a gun or tube. B diameter of a bullet or shell. 2 strength or quality of character; ability, importance. [french from italian from arabic, = mould]
    Calices - pl. Of *calix.
    Calico - n. (pl. -es or us -s) 1 cotton cloth, esp. Plain white or unbleached. 2 us printed cotton fabric. adj. 1 of calico. 2 us multicoloured. [calicut in india]
    Californium - n. Artificial radioactive metallic element. [california in us, where first made]
    Caliper - var. Of *calliper.
    Caliph - n. Esp. Hist. Chief muslim civil and religious ruler. caliphate n. [arabic, = successor (of muhammad)]
    Calisthenics - var. Of *callisthenics.
    Calix - var. Of *calyx.
    Decaliter - n. (brit. -litre) metric unit of capacity, equal to 10 litres.
    Decalitre - n. (us -liter) metric unit of capacity, equal to 10 litres.
    Locality - n. (pl. -ies) 1 district. 2 site or scene of a thing. 3 thing's position. [latin: related to *local]
    Localize - v. (also -ise) (-zing or -sing) 1 restrict or assign to a particular place. 2 invest with the characteristics of a particular place. 3 decentralize.
    Mescaline - n. (also mescalin) hallucinogenic alkaloid present in mescal buttons.
    Piccalilli - n. (pl. -s) pickle of chopped vegetables, mustard, and hot spices. [origin unknown]
    Syndicalism - n. Hist. Movement for transferring industrial ownership and control to workers' unions. syndicalist n. [french: related to *syndic]
    Technicality - n. (pl. -ies) 1 being technical. 2 technical expression. 3 technical point or detail (acquitted on a technicality).
    Vocalist - n. Singer.
    Vocalize - v. (also -ise) (-zing or -sing) 1 form (a sound) or utter (a word) with the voice. 2 articulate, express. vocalization n.

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