small calorie


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Synonyms for small calorie

unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure

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The small calorie or gram calorie approximates the energy needed to increase the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degC.
Physical activity entails considerable effort to achieve a relatively small calorie deficit.