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Relating to or generating heat or calories.

[French calorifique, from Latin calōrificus : calor, heat; see kelə- in Indo-European roots + -ficus, -fic.]
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(General Physics) of, concerning, or generating heat
ˌcaloˈrifically adv
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(ˌkæl əˈrɪf ɪk)

pertaining to conversion into heat.
[1675–85; < Late Latin calōrificus causing warmth, warming]
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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"
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A. ADJcalorífico
B. CPD calorific value N (Phys) → valor m calorífico
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[ˌkæləˈrɪfɪk] adj [value] → calorifique
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[ˌkæləˈrɪfɪk] adj calorific value (Phys) → valore m calorico
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(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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References in periodicals archive ?
If you need food that is calorifically high, that is time released and food that is complete.
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).