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noun (plural calories)
either of two units of heat energy. (also small calorie, abbreviation: cal) the energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water through 1 °C (now usually defined as 4.1868 joules). (also large calorie, abbreviation: Cal) the energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water through 1 °C, equal to one thousand small calories and often used to measure the energy value of foods.
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