How Do You Spell CALCIUM?

Correct spelling for the English word "calcium" is [k_ˈa_l_s_iə_m], [kˈalsi͡əm], [kˈalsi‍əm]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of CALCIUM

  1. A basic element found in nearly all organized tissues. It is a member of the alkaline earth family of metals with the atomic symbol Ca, atomic number 20, and atomic weight 40. Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and combines with phosphorus to form calcium phosphate in the bones and teeth. It is essential for the normal functioning of nerves and muscles and plays a role in blood coagulation (as factor IV) and in many enzymatic processes.

Common Misspellings for CALCIUM

Below is the list of 213 misspellings for the word "calcium".

Usage Examples for CALCIUM

  1. They will combine with bases such as soda, calcium and potash to form salts which are soluble in water, and it is usually in the form of sodium salts that these azo and acid dye- stuffs are sold to the dyer and calico printer. - "The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
  2. Those who were most afraid and went last had the worst of it, for the lamp wasn't a calcium light by any means, and their end of the line was a good deal in the dark. - "A Jolly Fellowship" by Frank R. Stockton
  3. As an illustration of the method of vein deposits we may cite the case of a wooden box pipe used in the Comstock mines, Nevada, to carry the hot water of the mine from one level to another, which in ten years was lined with calcium carbonate more than half an inch thick. - "The Elements of Geology" by William Harmon Norton
  4. 1. 26 - - Calcium chloride - - - . - "The Bontoc Igorot" by Albert Ernest Jenks
  5. Such familiar chemical elements as hydrogen and iron, carbon, sodium, and calcium are scattered broadcast throughout the visible universe, and while it would be unwarranted by the present state of knowledge to say that the stars contain nothing not found in the earth and the sun, it is evident that in a broad way their substance is like rather than unlike that composing the solar system, and is subject to the same physical and chemical laws which obtain here. - "A Text-Book of Astronomy" by George C. Comstock