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Synonyms for Calorie

a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure

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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Cigarettes that contain a drug to cure hardened nicotine addicts, an additive to lager that tells the brain of every lout they have had enough after three pints, cream cakes that aid calory combustion, fish and chips that cure dandruff, a chicken vindaloo fortified with viagra to promote hot romance.
Los duenos de empresas azucareras norteamericanas, particularmente la Hawaiian Sugar Planters Association (HSPA) aprovechando la oportunidad de mano de obra barata y la disponibilidad y abundancia de trabajadores desempleados, enviaron a sus agentes a reclutar obreros acostumbrados al calory al trabajo duro, para trabajar en las plantaciones de azucar en Hawai.
As an illustration, the coal found in South Sumatra (Bukit Asam) and Central Sumatra (Ombilin) has a calory content of 5,500-8,000 kilocalory per kilogram, an ash content of 3 %15%, and a sulphur content of 0.
Like Nestle, Cadbury is not currently active in the low fat/low calory sector, and is sceptical about the needs to move into that area.
1987) Sex Differentials in Mortality: A Calory of Son Preference?