Definitions for caloricityˌkæl əˈrɪs ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ca•lor•ickəˈlɔr ɪk, -ˈlɒr-(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to calories.

  2. of or pertaining to heat.

    Category: Thermodynamics

  3. high in calories:

    a caloric meal.

  4. (n.)heat.

    Category: Thermodynamics

  5. a hypothetical fluid whose presence in matter was once thought to determine its thermal state.

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Origin of caloric:

1785–95; < F calorique < L calor heat + F -ique -ic

cal•o•ric•i•tyˌkæl əˈrɪs ɪ ti(n.)

Wiktionary

  1. caloricity(Noun)

    ectothermy

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caloricity(noun)

    a faculty in animals of developing and preserving the heat necessary to life, that is, the animal heat

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