calve

Primary Meanings of calve

1.
v
birth
2.
v
release ice
Full Definitions of calve
1

v birth

“the whales calve at this time of year”
Synonyms:
have young
Type of:
bear, birth, deliver, give birth, have
cause to be born
2

v release ice

“The icebergs and glaciers calve
Synonyms:
break up
Type of:
divide, part, separate
come apart

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