|v. t.||1.||To make stony or calcareous by the deposit or secretion of salts of lime.|
|v. i.||1.||To become changed into a stony or calcareous condition, in which lime is a principal ingredient, as in the formation of teeth.|
|Verb||1.||calcify - become impregnated with calcium salts|
decalcify - remove calcium or lime from; "decalcify the rock"
|2.||calcify - become inflexible and unchanging; "Old folks can calcify"|
|3.||calcify - turn into lime; become calcified; "The rock calcified over the centuries"|
|4.||calcify - convert into lime; "the salts calcified the rock"|