HyperDic: caloric

English > 2 senses of the word caloric:
ADJECTIVEpertcaloric, thermal, thermicrelating to or associated with heat
pertcaloricof or relating to calories in food
caloric > pronunciation
Soundskahlao'rihk
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English > caloric: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to or associated with heat.
Example "the caloric effect of sunlight"
Synonymsthermal, thermic
Oppositenonthermalnot involving heat
Spanishcalórico, calorífico, termal, térmico
Catalancalòric, calorífic, termal, tèrmic
Nounscalorieunit 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
heata form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
English > caloric: 2 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or relating to calories in food.
Examples
  • "comparison of foods on a caloric basis"
  • "the caloric content of foods"
Spanishcalórico
NounsCalorie, nutritionist's caloriea 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

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