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Meanings of Calm down:

phrasal verb

Become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation

Calmative

ˈkɑːmətɪv

Meanings of Calmative:

adjective

(of a drug) having a sedative effect.

Usage examples:

It has developed a range of weapons capable of delivering calmative chemicals, including specialize…
noun

A calmative drug.

Usage examples:

This is just what is depicted in the various scenarios envisioned by military planners laying out a…

Meanings of Calmed:

verb

Make (someone) tranquil and quiet; soothe.

Usage examples:

I took him inside and tried to calm him down
adjective

Not showing or feeling nervousness, anger, or other strong emotions.

Usage examples:

She had to keep calm at all costs
noun

The absence of strong emotions; calm feelings.

Usage examples:

His usual calm deserted him
abbreviation

(in australia) the department of conservation and land management.

Usage examples:

The reserve contains some 500 species of plants and is managed by calm

Meanings of Calmer:

adjective

Not showing or feeling nervousness, anger, or other strong emotions.

Usage examples:

She had to keep calm at all costs
noun

The absence of strong emotions; calm feelings.

Usage examples:

His usual calm deserted him
verb

Make (someone) tranquil and quiet; soothe.

Usage examples:

I took him inside and tried to calm him down
abbreviation

(in australia) the department of conservation and land management.

Usage examples:

The reserve contains some 500 species of plants and is managed by calm

Calmest

kɑːm

Meanings of Calmest:

adjective

Not showing or feeling nervousness, anger, or other strong emotions.

Usage examples:

She had to keep calm at all costs
noun

The absence of strong emotions; calm feelings.

Usage examples:

His usual calm deserted him
verb

Make (someone) tranquil and quiet; soothe.

Usage examples:

I took him inside and tried to calm him down
abbreviation

(in australia) the department of conservation and land management.

Usage examples:

The reserve contains some 500 species of plants and is managed by calm

Calming

kɑːm

Meanings of Calming:

verb

Make (someone) tranquil and quiet; soothe.

Usage examples:

I took him inside and tried to calm him down
adjective

Not showing or feeling nervousness, anger, or other strong emotions.

Usage examples:

She had to keep calm at all costs
noun

The absence of strong emotions; calm feelings.

Usage examples:

His usual calm deserted him
abbreviation

(in australia) the department of conservation and land management.

Usage examples:

The reserve contains some 500 species of plants and is managed by calm

Calmly

ˈkɑːm.li

Meanings of Calmly:

adverb

Without agitation or strong emotion.

Usage examples:

He spoke slowly and calmly

Calmness

ˈkɑːmnəs

Meanings of Calmness:

noun

The state or quality of being free from agitation or strong emotion.

Usage examples:

Those who worked with him refer time and again to his calmness under pressure

Calms

kɑːm

Meanings of Calms:

noun

The absence of strong emotions; calm feelings.

Usage examples:

His usual calm deserted him
verb

The absence of wind.

Usage examples:

In the centre of the storm calm prevailed
adjective

Not showing or feeling nervousness, anger, or other strong emotions.

Usage examples:

She had to keep calm at all costs

Calomel

ˈkaləmɛl

Meanings of Calomel:

noun

Mercurous chloride, a white powder formerly used as a purgative.

Usage examples:

Surgeons relied on strong mercury purgatives, such as calomel or ‘blue pill’.

Calor

ˈkæl.ə ˌɡæs

Meanings of Calor:

noun

A brand name for a type of gas that is sold in metal containers and can be taken to places where there is no gas supply, used for heating and cooking

Usage examples:

We took a calor gas stove for cooking on when we went camping.

Caloric

kəˈlɒrɪk

Meanings of Caloric:

adjective

Relating to heat; calorific.

Usage examples:

A caloric value of 7 calories per gram
noun

A hypothetical fluid substance formerly thought to be responsible for the phenomena of heat.

Usage examples:

Among them were theories which assumed that heat was a material substance, called caloric.

Meanings of Calorie:

noun

The energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water through 1 °c (now usually defined as 4.1868 joules).

Calories

ˈkæl.ər.i

Meanings of Calories:

noun

The energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water through 1 °c (now usually defined as 4.1868 joules).

Calorific

ˌkæl.əˈrɪf.ɪk

Meanings of Calorific:

adjective

Relating to the amount of energy contained in food or fuel.

Usage examples:

She knew the calorific contents of every morsel

Calorimeter

ˌkaləˈrɪmɪtə

Meanings of Calorimeter:

noun

An apparatus for measuring the amount of heat involved in a chemical reaction or other process.

Usage examples:

It functions as what physicists call a calorimeter, measuring the total energy of the deposited gam…

Calorimeters

ˌkaləˈrɪmɪtə

Meanings of Calorimeters:

noun

An apparatus for measuring the amount of heat involved in a chemical reaction or other process.

Usage examples:

It functions as what physicists call a calorimeter, measuring the total energy of the deposited gam…

Calotype

ˈkalətʌɪp

Meanings of Calotype:

noun

An early photographic process in which negatives were made using paper coated with silver iodide.

Usage examples:

A year later william henry fox talbot, the inventor of the calotype process, the forerunner of phot…

Meanings of Calque:

verb

Another term for loan translation.

Meanings of Calqued:

verb

Originate or function as a loan translation of.

Usage examples:

‘it goes without saying’ is calqued on french ‘cela va sans dire’

Calques

kælk

Meanings of Calques:

verb

Another term for loan translation.

noun

A word taken from one language and translated in a literal or word for word way to be used in another

Usage examples:

"groundhog" may be a calque from dutch "aertoercken."

Meanings of Calquing:

verb

Originate or function as a loan translation of.

Usage examples:

‘it goes without saying’ is calqued on french ‘cela va sans dire’

Cals

kæl

Meanings of Cals:

abbreviation

Small calorie(s).

noun

Abbreviation for computer-aided learning; computer-assisted learning: the use of computers in education, especially by students who cannot be present in a school or university

Usage examples:

The company is retaining centers that provide both individual tutoring and cal, and closing the sit…

Meanings of Caltrap:

noun

A spiked metal device thrown on the ground to impede wheeled vehicles or (formerly) cavalry horses.

Usage examples:

Militant demonstrators threw a box of caltrops across the highway

Caltraps

ˈkaltrəp

Meanings of Caltraps:

noun

A spiked metal device thrown on the ground to impede wheeled vehicles or (formerly) cavalry horses.

Usage examples:

Militant demonstrators threw a box of caltrops across the highway

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