Definitions for "Calve"
Keywords:  icebergs, glacier, shelf, ross, ice
To throw off fragments which become icebergs; -- said of a glacier.
The word used to describe the breaking off of ice from ice shelves (eg the Ross Ice Shelf) to form icebergs.
release ice; "The icebergs and glaciers calve"
Keywords:  parturition, calf, birth, forth, whales
To bring forth a calf.
To bring forth young; to produce offspring.
To give birth to a calf. Same as parturition.