Calorie

Word CALORIE
Character 7
Hyphenation N/A
Pronunciations /ˈkæləɹi/

Definitions and meanings of "Calorie"

What do we mean by calorie?

Any of several approximately equal units of heat, each measured as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1°C at 1 atmosphere pressure. noun

The unit of heat equal to 1/100 the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water from 0 to 100°C at 1 atmosphere pressure. noun

The unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water by 1°C at 1 atmosphere pressure. noun

A unit of energy-producing potential equal to this amount of heat that is contained in food and released upon oxidation by the body. noun

The gram calorie or small calorie, a non-SI unit of energy, equivalent to approximately 4.2 joules. This unit was widely used in chemistry and physics, being the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 °C. noun

Kilogram calorie or large calorie. A unit of energy 1000 times larger than the gram calorie. It is equivalent to the gram kilocalorie, approximately 4.2 kilojoules. noun

(nutrition) Kilogram calorie or large calorie. A unit of energy 1000 times larger than the gram calorie. It is equivalent to the gram kilocalorie, approximately 4.2 kilojoules.

The gram calorie or small calorie, a non-SI unit of energy, equivalent to approximately 4.2 joules. This unit was widely used in chemistry and physics, being the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 °C.

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The word "calorie" in example sentences

Calories would be disclosed on all menus and menu boards, including menu boards at drive-through locations, with the label "calorie" or "cal," according to the rule. ❋ Janet Adamy (2011)

The word calorie has long been intimately associated with dieting. ❋ Brenda Watson With Leonard Smith (2007)

An asterisk pointed to an explanation of the term calorie. ❋ Stephanie Capparell (2007)

Of course you can use the word calorie in a sentence, you know you don't want too many or too few of them -- but what ❋ The Huffington Post News Editors (2011)

In the context of food energy the term calorie generally refers to the kilogram calorie. ❋ Timothy Thompson (2009)

But Keane points out that a recent weight-loss study showed a calorie is a calorie, and people can shed pounds on a variety of diets with different nutrient compositions. ❋ Unknown (2009)

I put it on MFP though and I am still within calorie limit for today. ❋ Unknown (2010)

That's why we're working with industry to bring in calorie information on menus, he said. ❋ Denis Campbell (2010)

Another problem that might crop up is if people are using more informal guesstimates, some might try to game the system by being a little dishonest in calorie counts. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Little is known, however, about long-term calorie restriction on body temperature. ❋ Ann Lukits (2011)

Title: Long-term calorie restriction, but not endurance exercise, lowers core body temperature in humans ❋ Ann Lukits (2011)

Think about it: One calorie from a French fry is not the same as one calorie from an avocado. ❋ Unknown (2009)

For years, we have been following a cohort of people from the CR Society who have been on long-term calorie restriction. ❋ Steven Barnes (2008)

You should know and also use the word calorie as frequently, or more frequently, than you use the words foot, yard, quart, gallon, and so forth, as measures of length and of liquids. ❋ Lulu Hunt Peters (N/A)

One study showed that the ability of blueberries to suppress free radical and inflammatory damage in the brain was analogous to long-term calorie restriction. ❋ Amp;34;Nutrition (2010)

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