calve - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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/kɑːv/
present tense
I/you/we/theycalve
he/she/itcalves
present participlecalving
past tensecalved
past participlecalved
  1. 1
    to give birth to a calf
  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    to break away from a large piece of ice; used to describe the action of a large mass of ice breaking away from a glacierSubmitted on 18/01/2011