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calory

[kal-uh-ree] /ˈkæl ə ri/
noun, plural calories.
1.
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calorie

/ˈkælərɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
a unit of heat, equal to 4.1868 joules (International Table calorie): formerly defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1°C under standard conditions. It has now largely been replaced by the joule for scientific purposes cal Also called gram calorie, small calorie Compare Calorie
Word Origin
C19: from French, from Latin calor heat
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