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Cal

abbr.
calorie (large calorie)

cal

abbr.
1. calorie (mean calorie)
2. calorie (small calorie)
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CAL

abbreviation for
(Computer Science) computer-aided (or -assisted) learning
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Cal

1. California.
2. kilocalorie.

cal.

1. calendar.
2. caliber.
3. calorie.
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Translations

cal

[ˈkæl] n (=calorie) → cal f
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References in classic literature ?
Aim, therefore, at no less than all the world; Aim at the highest; without the highest attained, Will be for thee no sitting, or not long, On David's throne, be prophesied what will." To whom the Son of God, unmoved, replied:-- "Nor doth this grandeur and majestic shew Of luxury, though called magnificence, More than of arms before, allure mine eye, Much less my mind; though thou should'st add to tell Their sumptuous gluttonies, and gorgeous feasts On citron tables or Atlantic stone (For I have also heard, perhaps have read), Their wines of Setia, Cales, and Falerne, Chios and Crete, and how they quaff in gold, Crystal, and myrrhine cups, imbossed with gems And studs of pearl--to me should'st tell, who thirst And hunger still.
Peterson's garrulous behavior following Cales' disappearance, which included making jokes publicly about the allegations centered on him and an appearance on "Larry King Live" in April 2008, caused public opinion of him to fall and media attention to rise.