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Definition of the noun calorie

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noun - plural:

  • calorie: calories
  • Calorie: -

  1. a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy-producing potential in food
  2. unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure

Phrases with Calorie

Phrases starting with the word Calorie:

  1. calorie-free
  2. calorie chart

Phrases ending with the word Calorie:

  1. gram calorie
  2. Gram-Calorie
  3. large calorie
  4. small calorie
  5. kilogram calorie
  6. kilogram-calorie
  7. nutritionist's calorie

Other phrase containing the word Calorie:

  1. low-calorie diet

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Calorie

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Google previewNutrition Now (2016)

by Judith E. Brown

A calorie is the amount of energy needed to raise ...

Google previewGeneral Physiology (1899)

An Outline of the Science of Life by Max Verworn

A calorie is that quantity of heat that is necessary to warm one kilogram of water from 0 to 1° C. Heat was chosen with...

Google previewHandbook of Chemistry and Physics (1913)

A Ready-reference Pocket Book of Chemical and Physical Data

l Large Calorie equals 3.9683 B.T.U. The small calorie is the amount of heat required to raise 1 gram of water from 15° C. to 16° C.

Google previewModern Thermodynamics (2014)

From Heat Engines to Dissipative Structures by Dilip Kondepudi, Ilya Prigogine

In this text we shall mostly use the SI units in which heat is measured in joules, though the calorie is an often-used unit...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Units (2013)

Including dimensionless numbers and scales by H. G. Jerrard

Calorie (cal) A unit of heat in the CGS system which was in use between 1880 and 1950. It represented the quantity of heat required to raise one gram of water through one degree Celsius (formerly Centigrade). Unfortunately the energy ...

Google previewDictionary of Space Technology (2013)

by Joseph Angelo

calorie, itis a unit in the centimeter-gram-second (cgs) system andis relatedtothe joule (a unitof energy inthe SIsystem) as follows: 1 calorie = 4.1868...

In metabolism studies, physiologists use aunitcalled thekilocalorie (or kilogram- calorie).

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemical Terms (1920)

by James Fitton Couch

Calorie. A unit for the measurement of the quantity of heat. Unless qualified, the unit is always the amount of heat required to raise one gram of water from 15° to 1 6° C. on the air thermometer scale. This unit is known as the small calorie ...

Google previewDictionary of Medicine (2014)

by P.H. Collin

The calorie requirements of the human body depend upon age and activity. Children...

Google previewThe Standard Electrical Dictionary (1892)

A Popular Dictionary of Words and Terms Used in the Practice of Electric Engineering by Thomas O'Conor Sloane

The latter is the calorie ; the former is sometimes called the small calorie or the joule ; the latter is sometimes called the large calorie.

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Hydrogeology (2011)

by D. J. Poehls, Gregory J. Smith

52E þ 02 Calorie, thermal (cal) Energy and work British thermal units ( BTU) 1.06E ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1996)

Volume 56 - Supercritical Fluid Technology: Theory and Application to Technology Forecasting by John J. McKetta Jr

calorie (International Steam Table) joule (J) calorie (mean) joule (J) calorie (thermochemical) joule (J) centimeter of mercury newton/square meter (N/m2) centimeter of water newton/ square ...

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Scrabble value of C3A1L1O1R1I1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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