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Synonyms for calorieˈkæl ə ri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Calorie, kilogram calorie, kilocalorie, large calorie, nutritionist's calorie(noun)

    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

    Synonyms:
    gram calorie, kilogram calorie, large calorie, nutritionist's calorie, small calorie, kilocalorie

  2. calorie, gram calorie, small calorie(noun)

    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

    Synonyms:
    calorie, gram calorie, kilogram calorie, large calorie, nutritionist's calorie, small calorie, kilocalorie

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calories, caloric

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. Calorie

    Synonyms:
    The non-SI (International System) terms Calorie and calorie have been the source of confusion, as they differ only in that the 'large' calorie (also known as food calorie, kilocalorie, kilogram-calorie) is written with an uppercase C and the 'small' calorie with a lowercase c; 1 Cal = 4.186 kilojoules; 1 joule = 0.24 cal

  2. calorie

    Synonyms:
    The non-SI (International System) terms Calorie and calorie have been the source of confusion, as they differ only in that the 'small' calorie (also known as 15º calorie, gram-calorie, microcalorie, small calorie, standard calorie) is written with a lowercase c and the 'large' calorie with an uppercase C; 1 cal = 4.186 joules; 1 joule = 0.24 cal


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