large calorie
noun Date: circa 1909 calorie 1b

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • large calorie — n CALORIE (1b) * * * the calorie used in metabolic studies, being the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water 1 degree Celsius, specifically from 14.5° to 15.5°C at a pressure of 1 atmosphere; abbreviated kg cal.… …   Medical dictionary

  • large calorie — n. CALORIE (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • large calorie — kilokalorija statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Nesisteminis šilumos kiekio ir kaloringumo matavimo vienetas. Žymimas kcal: 1 kcal skaitine verte lygi šilumos kiekiui, kurio reikia 1 kg vandens pašildyti 1 K 1 atm… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • large calorie — kilokalorija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Nesisteminis šilumos kiekio ir energijos vienetas (1 kcal = 4,1868 kJ). santrumpa( os) kcal atitikmenys: angl. great calorie; kg cal; kilocalorie; large calorie rus. килокалория …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • large 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 • Syn: ↑Calorie,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • large calorie — /ˈladʒ kæləri/ (say lahj kaluhree) noun See calorie (def. 1b) …   Australian English dictionary

  • large calorie — Thermodynam. kilocalorie. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • large calorie — one thousand calories, amount of heat required to heat one liter of water by one degree …   English contemporary dictionary

  • calorie — [kal′ə rē] n. [Fr < L calor, heat; akin to calere, to be warm < IE base * kel , warm > OE hlēowe, warm] 1. the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water one degree celsius; gram calorie; small calorie 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • calorie — ► NOUN (pl. calories) 1) (also large calorie) a unit of energy, often used in specifying the energy value of foods, equal to the energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water through 1 °C (4.1868 kilojoules). 2) (also small… …   English terms dictionary

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