Calorifacient
Calorifacient \Ca*lor`i*fa"cient\, a. (Physiol.) See {Calorificient}. [1913 Webster]

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  • calorifacient — adjective producing heat; usually used of foods calorifacient chili peppers • Similar to: ↑hot …   Useful english dictionary

  • calorifacient — /keuh lawr euh fay sheuhnt, lor , kal euhr euh /, adj. (of foods) producing heat. [1850 55; CALORI + FACIENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • calorifacient — ca·lor·i·fa·cient kə .lōr ə fā shənt, .lȯr , .lär ; .kal ə rə fā adj heat producing usu. used of foods * * * ca·lor·i·fa·cient (kə lor″ĭ faґshənt) [calori + facient] producing heat; said of certain foods …   Medical dictionary

  • calorifacient — adj. generates heat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • calorifacient — ca·lor·i·fa·cient …   English syllables

  • caloric —   a. pertaining to heat.    ♦ calorifacient, calorific, a. producing heat …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • -facient — comb. form forming adjectives and nouns indicating an action or state produced (abortifacient). Etymology: from or after L faciens entis part. of facere make * * * |fāshənt adjective combining form Etymology: Latin facient , faciens, present… …   Useful english dictionary

  • calorificient — caloriˈficient, a. [An utterly erroneous form.] = calorifacient. In mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

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