Definition of Calluses

1. Noun. (plural of callus) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of callus) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Calluses

1. callus [v] - See also: callus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calluses

calls in
calls of nature
calls off
calls out
calls to mind
calls to order
calls up
callsign
callsigns
calluna
callunas
callup
callups
callus
callused
calluses (current term)
callusing
callystatin
calm
calm air
calm as a millpond
calm before the storm
calm down
calm wind
calmant
calmants
calmative
calmatives
calme
calmecac

Literary usage of Calluses

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1. Orthopedic Surgery for Practitioners by Henry Ling Taylor, Charles Ogilvy, Fred Houdlett Albee (1909)
"They will also prevent the formation of calluses on the ball of the foot by ... Corns and calluses are always due to abnormal pressure, often from tight or ..."

2. Country Life: A Handbook of Agriculture, Horticulture, and Landscape Gardening by Robert Morris Copeland (1859)
"... their roots and prevent the formation of calluses after transplanting. They may therefore be removed even in the late fall with great advantage; ..."

3. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1907)
"The lupine cotyledons also form weaker calluses and regenerate more slowly than the later leaves. The leaf of the bean forms a callus within a few days ..."

4. Country Life: A Handbook of Agriculture, Horticulture, and Landscape Gardening by Robert Morris Copeland (1866)
"... their roots and prevent the formation of calluses after transplanting. They may therefore be removed even in the late fall with great advantage; ..."

5. Practical Tree Repair: The Physical Repair of Trees--bracing and the by Elbert Peets (1913)
"The bark of the meeting calluses should be pared down and perhaps slit in places, ... If the tree is vigorous and the calluses are scraped occasionally, ..."

6. Manual of Plant Diseases by Paul Sorauer, Gustav Lindau, Ludwig Reh (1922)
"The part of the trunk beneath the soil and the older roots exhibited tears I to 3 cm. long from which protruded calluses, white at first but later turning a ..."

7. Rehabilitation of Degraded Tropical Forest Ecosystems: Workshop Proceedings ...by Shigeo Kobayashi by Shigeo Kobayashi (2001)
"Bole becomes hollow Sometime calluses cannot quickly close the wound and this condition attracts fungi, bacteria or other pathogens which decompose the wood ..."

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