Associations to the word «Calve»

Wiktionary

CALVE, verb. (intransitive) To give birth to a calf.
CALVE, verb. (intransitive) To assist the giving of birth of a calf.
CALVE, verb. (intransitive) (figuratively) (especially of an iceberg, glacier, or the like) To break off or shed a large piece.

Dictionary definition

CALVE, verb. Release ice; "The icebergs and glaciers calve".
CALVE, verb. Birth; "the whales calve at this time of year".

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche