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calorie

noun [C]  /ˈkæl·ə·ri/ us  

calorie noun [C] (FOOD)

a unit used in measuring the amount of energy food provides when eaten and digested: The typical US daily menu contains 3000 calories and should contain 2300. science a unit equal to the amount of heat needed to increase the temperature of one gram of water by one degree Celsius
Translations of “calorie”
in Korean 칼로리, 열량…
in Arabic سُعرات حَراريّة…
in French calorie…
in Turkish kalori…
in Italian caloria…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, 卡,卡路里(測量食物所含熱量的單位)…
in Russian калория…
in Polish kaloria…
in Spanish caloría…
in Portuguese caloria…
in German die Wärmeeinheit, die Kalorie…
in Catalan caloria…
in Japanese カロリー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, 卡,卡路里(测量食物所含热量的单位)…
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