Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “calorific”

See all translations

calorific

adjective uk   /ˌkæl.əˈrɪf.ɪk/ mainly UK ( US usually caloric) us  
relating to calories (= units of energy provided by food): The key is to reduce your calorific intake. Fatty foods have a high calorific value. containing a lot of calories: Although it's only a quick snack, a hamburger is highly calorific.
Translations of “calorific”
in Chinese (Traditional) 含卡路里的,含熱量的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 含卡路里的,产生热量的…
(Definition of calorific from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of calorific?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “calorific”

Word of the Day

hyphen

the symbol -, used to join two words together, or to show that a word has been divided into two parts at the end of one line and the beginning of the next

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More