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English definition of “calorific”

calorific

adjective uk   /ˌkæl.əˈrɪf.ɪk/ us  
containing calories (= units of energy provided by food): Fatty foods have a high calorific value. Although it's only a quick snack, a hamburger is very calorific (= it contains a lot of calories).Diets and dietingMiscellaneous units of measurement
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