Definition of count calories
: to keep track of the number of calories in the food one eats so that one won't eat too much She is counting calories.
Word by Word Definitions
: to indicate or name by units or groups so as to find the total number of units involved : number
: to name the numbers in order up to and including
: to include in a tallying and reckoning
: the action or process of counting
: a total obtained by counting : tally
: reckoning, account
: a European nobleman whose rank corresponds to that of a British earl
: the amount of heat required at a pressure of one atmosphere to raise the temperature of one gram of water one degree Celsius that is equal to about 4.19 joules —called also gram calorie, small calorie
: the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water one degree Celsius : 1000 gram calories or 3.968 Btu —called also large calorie
: a unit equivalent to the large calorie expressing heat-producing or energy-producing value in food when oxidized in the body
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