Caloric

  • 1 caloric — CALÓRIC, Ă, calorici, ce, adj. De căldură, referitor la căldură. – Din fr. calorique. Trimis de valeriu, 11.02.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  calóric adj. m., pl. calórici; f. sg. calórică, pl. calórice …

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  • 2 Caloric — Ca*lor ic, a. Of or pertaining to caloric. [1913 Webster] {Caloric engine}, a kind of engine operated by heated air. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 Caloric — Ca*lor ic, n. [L. calor heat; cf. F. calorique.] (Physics) The principle of heat, or the agent to which the phenomena of heat and combustion were formerly ascribed; not now used in scientific nomenclature, but sometimes used as a general term for …

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  • 4 caloric — (n.) hypothetical fluid in a now discarded model of heat exchange, 1792, from Fr. calorique, coined in this sense by Lavoisier, from L. calorem heat (nom. calor; see CALORIE (Cf. calorie)). The adj. is recorded from 1865 …

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  • 5 caloric — ► ADJECTIVE chiefly N. Amer. or technical ▪ relating to heat; calorific …

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  • 6 caloric — [kə lôr′ik] n. [Fr calorique < L calor: see CALORIE] 1. an imagined substance to which the phenomena of burning and oxidation were formerly attributed 2. Archaic heat adj. 1. of heat 2. of or pertaining to calories calorically adv …

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  • 7 caloric — calorically, adv. caloricity /kal euh ris i tee/, n. /keuh lawr ik, lor /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to calories: the caloric content of food. 2. of or pertaining to heat. 3. (of engines) driven by heat. 4. high in calories: a caloric meal. n. 5.… …

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  • 8 caloric — [[t]kəlɔ͟ːrɪk[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Caloric means relating to calories. ...a daily caloric intake of from 400 to 1200 calories …

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  • 9 caloric — Heat Heat (h[=e]t), n. [OE. hete, h[ae]te, AS. h[=ae]tu, h[=ae]to, fr. h[=a]t hot; akin to OHG. heizi heat, Dan. hede, Sw. hetta. See {Hot}.] 1. A force in nature which is recognized in various effects, but especially in the phenomena of fusion… …

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  • 10 caloric — adj. Caloric is used with these nouns: ↑intake …

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  • 11 caloric — ca•lor•ic [[t]kəˈlɔr ɪk, ˈlɒr [/t]] adj. 1) of or pertaining to calories 2) thr of or pertaining to heat 3) high in calories: a caloric meal[/ex] 4) thr heat 5) a hypothetical fluid whose presence in matter was once thought to determine its… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 12 caloric — kalorikas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. caloric vok. Kalorikum, n; Wärmestoff, m rus. теплород, m; теплотвор, m pranc. calorique, m …

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  • 13 caloric — I. noun Etymology: French calorique, from Latin calor Date: 1792 1. a supposed form of matter formerly held responsible for the phenomena of heat and combustion 2. archaic heat II. adjective Date: circa 1828 1 …

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  • 14 caloric — adj. [L. calor, heat] Of or pertaining to heat …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 15 caloric — adjective a) relating to calories b) relating to or producing heat or other energy See Also: calorific, calorific value …

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  • 16 caloric — 1. Relating to a calorie. 2. Relating to heat. [L. calor, heat] c. intake the total number of calories in a daily diet allocation. * * * ca·lo·ric kə lȯr ik, lōr , lär ; kal ə rik adj 1) of or relating to heat 2) of or relating to calories… …

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  • 17 CALORIC —    the name given by physicists to the presumed subtle element which causes heat …

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  • 18 calòric — ca|lò|ric Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …

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  • 19 calóric — adj. m., pl. calórici; f. sg. calóricã, pl. calórice …

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  • 20 caloric — ca·lor·ic || kÉ™ lÉ’rɪk adj. pertaining to calories; pertaining to heat …

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