|1.||[ noun ] (chemistry) a process that impregnates something with calcium (or calcium salts)|
|Related terms:||chemical_process ossification calcify|
|2.||[ noun ] an inflexible and unchanging state|
"the calcification of negotiations"
|Related terms:||inaction calcify|
|3.||[ noun ] (anatomy,medicine) tissue hardened by deposition of lime salts|
|Related terms:||hardening calcify|