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caloric

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noun ca·lo·ric \kə-ˈlȯr-ik\

Definition of caloric

  1. 1 :  a supposed form of matter formerly held responsible for the phenomena of heat and combustion

  2. 2 archaic :  heat

Origin and Etymology of caloric

French calorique, from Latin calor


First Known Use: 1792


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caloric

adjective ca·lo·ric

Definition of caloric

  1. 1 :  of or relating to heat

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or containing calories

calorically

play \kə-ˈlȯr-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Circa 1828

First Known Use of caloric

circa 1828


Medical Dictionary

caloric

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adjective ca·lo·ric \kə-ˈlȯr-ik, -ˈlōr-, -ˈlär-; ˈkal-ə-rik\

Medical Definition of caloric

  1. 1:  of or relating to heat

  2. 2:  of or relating to calories

calorically

\kə-ˈlȯr-i-k(ə-)lē, -ˈlōr-, -ˈlär-\play adverb

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