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Definition of Calorie


  1. The unit of heat according to the French standard; the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram (sometimes, one gram) of water one degree centigrade, or from 0 degrees to 1 degrees. Compare the English standard unit, Foot pound.


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Calorie Translations

calorie in Dutch is calorie
calorie in French is calorie
calorie in German is Kalorie
calorie in Italian is caloria
calorie in Swedish is kalori