Translation of calorie in Spanish:

calorie

Pronunciation: /ˈkæləri/

n

  • 1.1 [Physics/Física] caloría (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • I feel a small fury begin to build, but inside I feel nothing, not a single calorie of heat.
    • Only after we've squeezed every wasted kilowatthour or leaking calorie of heat out of our homes and businesses should we focus on generating more power.
    • One calorie of heat is equivalent to 4.2 joules of work.
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    • Donnelly speculates that women may burn fewer calories during their workouts because they are physically smaller than men.
    • Physical activity helps control weight by burning excess calories that would otherwise be stored as fat.
    • A good way to provide additional protein without adding extra calories is by using a protein powder.
    1.2
    ( also Calorie)
    [Cookery/Cocina] (kilo)caloría (feminine) to count the calories contar* las calorías (before noun/delante del nombre) food with a low calorie content alimentos (masculine plural) de bajo contenido calórico a calorie-controlled diet una dieta or un régimen bajo en calorías

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