Calorific



pertaining to conversion into heat.
Contemporary Examples

Most Fattening Easter Candy The Daily Beast April 19, 2011

Historical Examples

Astronomy for Amateurs Camille Flammarion
The Mysterious Island Jules Verne
The Philosophy of the Weather Thomas Belden Butler
Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, No. XXVI, July 1852, Vol. V Various
The Impending Crisis of the South Hinton Rowan Helper
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley
Fragments of science, V. 1-2 John Tyndall
The Economic Aspect of Geology C. K. Leith
South! Sir Ernest Shackleton

adjective
of, concerning, or generating heat

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