HyperDic: callus

English > 5 senses of the word callus:
NOUNstatecallus, callosityan area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)
statecallusbony tissue formed during the healing of a fractured / fractured bone
plantcallus(botany) an isolated thickening of tissue, especially a stiff protuberance on the lip of an orchid
VERBchangecalluscause a callus to form on
changecallusform a callus or calluses
callus > pronunciation
Soundskae'lahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > callus: 5 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot).
Synonymcallosity
Narrowercorn, clavusA hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes
BroaderhardeningAbnormal hardening or thickening of tissue
Spanishcallo, callosidad
Catalancall
Verbscallusform a callus or calluses
calluscause a callus to form on
English > callus: 5 senses > noun 2, state
Meaningbony tissue formed during the healing of a fractured / fractured bone.
NarrowerchestnutA small horny callus on the inner surface of a horse's leg
Broaderscar, cicatrix, cicatriceA mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
Spanishcallo
Catalanull de poll
English > callus: 5 senses > noun 3, plant
Meaning(botany) an isolated thickening of tissue, especially a stiff protuberance on the lip of an orchid.
Categorybotany, phytologyThe branch of biology that studies plants
Broaderplant process, enationA natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ
Spanishcallo
Catalancall
English > callus: 5 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningCause a callus to form on.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The long march had callused his feet"
Broaderharden, induratemake hard or harder
Spanishencallecerse
Catalanendurir-se
Nounscallusan area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)
English > callus: 5 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningform a callus or calluses.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"His foot callused"
Broaderharden, indurateBecome hard or harder
Spanishencallecerse
Catalanendurir-se
Nounscallusan area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)

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