Calorically



of or relating to calories:
the caloric content of food.
of or relating to heat.
(of engines) driven by heat.
high in calories:
a caloric meal.
heat.
Archaic. a hypothetical fluid whose presence in matter was thought to determine its thermal state.
adjective
of or concerned with heat or calories
noun
(obsolete) a hypothetical elastic fluid formerly postulated as the embodiment of heat
n.

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