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kilocalorie

[kil-uh-kal-uh-ree] /ˈkɪl əˌkæl ə ri/
noun, Thermodynamics
1.
one thousand small calories.
Abbreviation: kcal.
Also called Calorie, kilogram calorie, large calorie.
Compare calorie (def 1a).
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; kilo- + calorie
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British Dictionary definitions for kilocalories

kilocalorie

/ˈkɪləʊˌkælərɪ/
noun
1.
another name for Calorie
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kilocalories in Medicine

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

Abbr. kcal See calorie.

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kilocalories in Science
kilocalorie
  (kĭl'ə-kāl'ə-rē)   
See calorie.
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