nutritionist's calorie

nutritionist's calorie
noun
a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy-producing potential in food
Derivationally related forms: ↑caloric (for: ↑Calorie)
Hypernyms: ↑work unit, ↑heat unit, ↑energy unit
Part Meronyms: ↑calorie, ↑gram calorie, ↑small calorie

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  • gram calorie — noun unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure • Syn: ↑calorie, ↑small calorie • Derivationally related forms: ↑caloric (for: ↑calorie) • …   Useful english dictionary

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  • large calorie — noun a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy producing potential in food • Syn: ↑Calorie,… …   Useful english dictionary

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