Definitions for calorickəˈlɔr ɪk, -ˈlɒr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thermal, thermic, caloric(adj)

    relating to or associated with heat

    "thermal movements of molecules"; "thermal capacity"; "thermic energy"; "the caloric effect of sunlight"

  2. caloric(adj)

    of or relating to calories in food

    "comparison of foods on a caloric basis"; "the caloric content of foods"

Wiktionary

  1. caloric(Noun)

    the hypothetical medium of heat

  2. caloric(Adjective)

    relating to calories

  3. caloric(Adjective)

    relating to or producing heat or other energy

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caloric(noun)

    the principle of heat, or the agent to which the phenomena of heat and combustion were formerly ascribed; -- not now used in scientific nomenclature, but sometimes used as a general term for heat

  2. Caloric(adj)

    of or pertaining to caloric

  3. Origin: [L. calor heat; cf. F. calorique.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Caloric

    the name given by physicists to the presumed subtle element which causes heat.

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