gram calorie
noun Date: 1902 calorie 1a

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gram calorie — n CALORIE (1a) * * * small c …   Medical dictionary

  • gram calorie — n. CALORIE (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • gram 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 • Syn: ↑calorie, ↑small calorie • Derivationally related forms: ↑caloric (for: ↑calorie) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • gram-calorie — kalorija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Nesisteminis šilumos ir energijos vienetas (1 cal = 4,19 J). santrumpa( os) cal atitikmenys: angl. calory; calorie; gram calorie; small calorie rus. калория …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • gram calorie — gram′ cal orie n. chem. thr calorie 1), a) …   From formal English to slang

  • gram calorie — calorie (def. 1a). Abbr.: g cal [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • gram-calorie — noun The amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of a gram of water by a degree centigrade: Syn: calorie, small calorie …   Wiktionary

  • gram calorie — small calorie, amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gram calorie — /græm ˈkæləri/ (say gram kaluhree) noun → calorie (def. 1a) …   Australian English dictionary

  • gram calorie —    the CGS unit of heat energy; see calorie …   Dictionary of units of measurement

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