cal

cal

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of cal in English

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English

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -æl

Etymology 1

Noun

cal (plural cals)

  1. Abbreviation of calorie.
  2. Abbreviation of caliber.

Etymology 2

Noun

cal (uncountable)

  1. (mining, archaic, Britain, dialectal, Cornwall) wolfram, an ore of tungsten
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Simmonds to this entry?)

Etymology 3

From an abbreviation of calcium hydroxide

Noun

cal (uncountable)

  1. calcium hydroxide, slaked lime

Anagrams

  • ACL, CLA, LAC, LCA, Lac, alc, lac

Aromanian

Alternative forms

  • calu

Etymology

From Late Latin caballus (horse), from Latin caballus (pack horse). Compare Daco-Romanian cal.

Noun

cal m (plural calj)

  1. horse

Related terms

  • cãlãrets
  • cãlar/ncãlar
  • cãlãriu
  • ncalic

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈkal/
  • Rhymes: -al

Etymology 1

Contraction

cal

  1. Contraction of ca el.

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

cal

  1. third-person singular present indicative of caldre

Dalmatian

Etymology 1

From Latin quālis.

Conjunction

cal

  1. as

Etymology 2

Noun

cal

  1. road, street

References

  • 2000, Matteo Giulio Bartoli, Il Dalmatico: Resti di un’antica lingua romanza parlata da Veglia a Ragusa e sua collocazione nella Romània appenino-balcanica, Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana.

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kal/

Noun

cal m (plural cals)

  1. callus (hardened part of the skin)

Istriot

Etymology

From Latin callis, callem.

Noun

cal

  1. street, alley

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /t͡sal/

Noun

cal m inan

  1. inch (unit of measure)

Declension


Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese cal, from Vulgar Latin cals, from Latin calx, from Ancient Greek χάλιξ (khálix, pebble), from Proto-Indo-European [Term?] (break up, split).

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈkaɫ/
  • Hyphenation: cal
  • Rhymes: -aw

Noun

cal f (plural cales or cais)

  1. lime (calcium oxide)

Romanian

Etymology

From Late Latin caballus (horse), from Latin caballus (pack horse), probably of Gaulish [Term?] origin.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kal/

Noun

cal m (plural cai)

  1. horse
  2. (chess) knight

Declension

Related terms

  • călare
  • încăleca

See also


Spanish

Etymology 1

From Vulgar Latin cals, from Latin calx, from Ancient Greek χάλιξ (khálix, pebble), from Proto-Indo-European [Term?] (break up, split).

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -al

Noun

cal f (uncountable)

  1. lime (calcium oxide)

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -al

Symbol

cal

  1. Symbol of caloría

Derived terms

  • a cal y canto
  • agua de cal
  • cal apagada
  • cal hidráulica
  • cal muerta
  • cal viva
  • cloruro de cal
  • piedra de cal
  • una de cal y otra de arena

Volapük

Noun

cal (plural cals)

  1. occupation
  2. office (position)
  3. profession

Declension

Derived terms

Related terms

  • cäl
  • cälan
  • cäläb
  • cälod
  • cälodön
  • cälov
  • cälovik
  • cälön
  • hicäläb
  • hicälan
  • jicäläb
  • jicälan
  • laidacäl

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