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Calor

n.

proprietary name for a type of liquid gas sold in Britain, 1936, from Latin calor, literally "heat" (see calorie).

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  • Montoya stared through the window at the tiny harbor of calor.

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  • "Maybe to calor, for shopping or sightseeing," Scotty replied.

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  • The governor's car with its police escort rolled through the streets of calor, en route to the roadblock at the hotel road.

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  • They must persuade the fishermen to load their families and villagers, then come to calor.

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  • He had muttered something about going into calor for a supply of cigars.

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  • There is generally, by this time, an increased heat in the parts; with the sensation termed "calor mordens."

  • Montoya stepped behind them as though taking a stroll through the calor public gardens.

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  • Past calor, at the airport, troops not needed on the perimeter waited for their planes.

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  • Not until they had reached the outskirts of calor did they find what had happened.

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  • Within a half hour he was on his way to the hospital at calor, crushed and unconscious.

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calor in Medicine

calor cal·or (kāl'ôr, -ər, kā'lôr)
n.
The bodily heat indicating an inflammation.

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