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Calorie – Full Definition

Calorie - Full Definition

Calorie – Full Definition
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Calorie
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Calorie – /ˈkaləri/ – noun – small calorie; plural noun: small calories; noun: large calorie; plural noun: large calories; noun: Cal
: a unit of energy-producing potential supplied by food and released upon oxidation by the body, equal to the amount of energy required to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water by 1°C at one atmosphere pressure.nutritionist’s calorie
: the unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water by 1°C at 1 atmosphere pressure.kilocalorie kilogram calorie large calorie
: any of several approximately equal units of heat, each measured as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1°C from a standard initial temperature at 1 atmosphere pressure.gram calorie small calorie
: the unit of heat equal to 1100 the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water from 0 to 100°C at 1 atmosphere pressure.mean calorie
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