1 The name given to the young of whales and dolphins.
2 In polar regions calving occurs when a block of ice breaks from a glacier to form an iceberg. An area of pack ice that has broken from the main area of pack by pressure generated by wind and currents is also known as a calf.
3 The term used to describe the small islets lying off larger islands, such as the Calf of Mull, or the Calf of Man.
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