kilo calories


noun Thermodynamics.
one thousand small calories. Abbreviation: kcal Also called Calorie, kilogram calorie, large calorie. Compare calorie ( def 1a ).

1890–95; kilo- + calorie Unabridged
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kilocalorie (ˈkɪləʊˌkælərɪ)
another name for Calorie

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kilocalorie kil·o·cal·o·rie (kĭl'ə-kāl'ə-rē)

Abbr. kcal See calorie.

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kilocalorie   (kĭl'ə-kāl'ə-rē)  Pronunciation Key 
See calorie.
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