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kilocalorie

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noun ki·lo·cal·o·rie \-ˌka-lə-rē, -ˈkal-rē\

Definition of kilocalorie

  1. 1 :  calorie 1b

  2. 2 :  calorie 2a



Origin of kilocalorie

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1894

Rhymes with kilocalorie


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kilocalorie

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noun ki·lo·cal·o·rie \-ˌkal-(ə-)rē\

Medical Definition of kilocalorie

  1. :  calorie 1b




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