Definition of Calory

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of calorie) ¹



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Definition of Calory

1. calorie [n -RIES] - See also: calorie

Medical Definition of Calory

1. A unit of measurement defined as 4.184 absolute joules or the amount of energy it takes to raise the temperature of one gram of water from 15 to 16 degrees Celsius (or1/100th the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water at one atmosphere pressure from 0 degrees C to 100 degrees C), food calories are actually equal to 1,000 calories (1 food calorie = 1 kilocalorie). (13 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calory

calorimetric
calorimetrically
calorimetries
calorimetry
calorimotor
calorimotors
calorist
calorists
caloritropic
calorize
calorized
calorizes
calorizing
caloron
calorons
calory (current term)
calos
calosoma
calotte
calotte model
calottes
calotype
calotypes
calotypist
calotypists
caloyer
caloyers
calp
calpa
calpac

Literary usage of Calory

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1. A Layman's Handbook of Medicine: With Special Reference to Social Workers by Richard Clarke Cabot (1916)
"I do not advise the layman, either for himself or for those whom he tries to help, to calculate out the calory value of foods, the food value of weighed ..."

2. The New Dietetics, what to Eat and how: A Guide to Scientific Feeding in by John Harvey Kellogg (1921)
"This unit is known as the calory. One calory is equal to four BTU 's (2.2 X 1.8 = 3.96) : that is, the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of ..."

3. A Text-book of Physics: Heat by John Henry Poynting, Joseph John Thomson (1906)
"Quantity of Heat—Unit Quantity: the calory—Specific Heat—Water Equivalent and Capacity for Heat—Method of ..."

4. Publications of the American Statistical Association by American Statistical Association (1920)
"... two units of measure for size of family, as shown in the equation Xig = 0.81+0.85.XV Thus when the equivalent adult males in calory requirements are 3 ..."

5. The Medical Clinics of North America by Richard J. Havel, K. Patrick Ober (1917)
"Perforation occurred only twice in the high calory group (0.9 per cent. ... One of the high calory cases with perforation died, 6 of the 7 milk cases died. ..."

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