Translation of "calorie" - English-Spanish dictionary

calorie

noun uk /ˈkæl·ə·ri/ us /ˈkæl·ər·i/

a unit for measuring the amount of energy food provides

caloría
I try to eat about 2,000 calories a day.

(Translation of “calorie” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

calorie

noun /ˈkӕləri/

(abbreviated to calwhen written)

a unit of heat

caloría
It takes 1.0 calories of heat to warm 1 g of water up by 1°C.

a unit of energy given by food

caloría
My diet allows me 1,200 calories per day.
calorific adjective

calorífico
the calorific value of coal.

(Translation of “calorie” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)