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cal·o·rif·ic

 (kăl′ə-rĭf′ĭk)
adj.
Relating to or generating heat or calories.

[French calorifique, from Latin calōrificus : calor, heat; see kelə- in Indo-European roots + -ficus, -fic.]

calorific

(ˌkæləˈrɪfɪk)
adj
(General Physics) of, concerning, or generating heat
ˌcaloˈrifically adv

cal•o•rif•ic

(ˌkæl əˈrɪf ɪk)

adj.
pertaining to conversion into heat.
[1675–85; < Late Latin calōrificus causing warmth, warming]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.calorific - heat-generating; "the calorific properties of fuels"
hot - used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning; "hot stove"; "hot water"; "a hot August day"; "a hot stuffy room"; "she's hot and tired"; "a hot forehead"
Translations
مُوَلِّد للحراره
kalorický
kalorie-
hõfejlesztõ
varmamyndandi
kalorický
ısı verenısıl

calorific

[ˌkæləˈrɪfɪk]
A. ADJcalorífico
B. CPD calorific value N (Phys) → valor m calorífico

calorific

[ˌkæləˈrɪfɪk] adj [value] → calorifique

calorific

adjwärmeerzeugend

calorific

[ˌkæləˈrɪfɪk] adj calorific value (Phys) → valore m calorico

calorie

(ˈkӕləri) noun
(abbreviated to cal when written).
1. a unit of heat.
2. a unit of energy given by food. My diet allows me 1,200 calories per day.
ˌcaloˈrific adjective
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You have to take the fuel with you so you need something calorifically dense.
I'm pretty sure that before the spring's out, we'll have a Commission for the Calorifically Challenged up and running at Westminster, eager to fine those who notice that some are hugely outsize.
Calorifically, they aren't even that indulgent when compared with their equivalent weight in foods more fashionable with London's cravated fops such as the avocado or the olive (I've got the figures somewhere).
Suddenly, I'm starving and Dawn is whispering something to me about disparities and how big people are often accused of being gutsy buggers when we're living it less than large calorifically anyway.
In that vein, I'd like to point out that people - like myself - who are overweight are not calorifically challenged or big boned.