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g-cal

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gram calorie

noun
1.
calorie (def 1a).
Abbreviation: g-cal.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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British Dictionary definitions for gcal

gram calorie

noun
1.
another name for calorie
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gcal in Medicine

gram calorie n.
See calorie.

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gcal in Technology

text, tool
The Cambridge Phoenix equivalent of troff. So called because all Cambridge utilities were named after birds, GCAL was a "run off" equivalent, and Geococcyx californianus is the Latin name of the roadrunner. GCAL was eventually obsoleted by TeX.
It is believed that even more obscure puns lurked in the depths of Phoenix. Perhaps it is better they stayed there.
(2003-12-05)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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