Calorific

  • 1 calorific — CALORÍFIC, Ă, calorifici, ce, adj. Care produce căldură. ♢ Putere calorifică = cantitate de căldură dezvoltată de un kilogram de combustibil când arde complet. – Din fr. calorifique, lat. calorificus. Trimis de valeriu, 11.02.2003. Sursa: DEX 98… …

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  • 2 Calorific — Cal o*rif ic, a. [L. calorificus; calor heat + facere to make; cf. F. calorifique.] Possessing the quality of producing heat; heating. [1913 Webster] {Calorific rays}, the invisible, heating rays which emanate from the sun, and from burning and… …

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  • 3 calorific — ► ADJECTIVE chiefly Brit. 1) relating to the amount of energy contained in food or fuel. 2) high in calories …

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  • 4 calorific — [kal΄ə rif′ik] adj. [Fr calorifique < L calorificus < calor, heat (see CALORIE) + ficus, FIC] producing heat …

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  • 5 calorific — [[t]kæ̱lərɪ̱fɪk[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n The calorific value of something, or its calorific content, is the number of calories it contains. [TECHNICAL] ...food with a high calorific value. ...highly calorific fats …

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  • 6 calorific — adjective a) Relating to calories. b) Relating to or producing heat or other energy. See Also: caloric, calorific value, calorimetry …

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  • 7 calorific — cal|o|rif|ic [ˌkæləˈrıfık] adj 1.) food that is calorific tends to make you fat 2.) technical producing heat …

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  • 8 calorific — adjective 1 food that is calorific tends to make you fat 2 technical producing heat …

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  • 9 calorific — adj. producing heat. Phrases and idioms: calorific value the amount of heat produced by a specified quantity of fuel, food, etc. Derivatives: calorifically adv. Etymology: L calorificus f. calor heat …

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  • 10 calorific — adjective Etymology: French or Latin; French calorifique, from Latin calorificus, from calor Date: 1770 1. caloric 2. of or relating to heat production …

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  • 11 calorific — calorifically, adv. /kal euh rif ik/, adj. pertaining to conversion into heat. [1675 85; < LL calorificus causing warmth, warming, equiv. to calori (s. of calor heat) + ficus FIC] * * * …

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  • 12 calorific — Producing heat. [L. calor, heat] * * * cal·o·rif·ic .kal ə rif ik adj 1) CALORIC 2) of or relating to the production of heat * * * cal·o·rif·ic (kal″ə rifґik) [calori + L. facere to make] producing heat …

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  • 13 calorífic — ca|lo|rí|fic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …

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  • 14 calorific — cal|o|rif|ic [ ,kælə rıfık ] adjective 1. ) containing a lot of calories and therefore likely to make you fat 2. ) SCIENCE producing energy or heat …

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  • 15 calorific — cal·o·rif·ic || ‚kælÉ™ rɪfɪk adj. producing heat, relating to the production of heat …

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  • 16 calorific — adjective chiefly Brit. relating to the amount of energy contained in food or fuel. ↘high in calories. Derivatives calorifically adverb …

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  • 17 calorific — a. Heating, heat producing …

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  • 18 calorific — cal·o·rif·ic …

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  • 19 calorific — UK [ˌkæləˈrɪfɪk] / US adjective 1) containing a lot of calories and therefore likely to make you fat 2) science producing energy or heat …

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  • 20 calorific — [ˌkæləˈrɪfɪk] adj containing a lot of calories and therefore likely to make you fat …

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