kilocalorie


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kil·o·cal·o·rie

 (kĭl′ə-kăl′ə-rē)
n. Abbr. kcal

kilocalorie

(ˈkɪləʊˌkælərɪ)
n
(Units) another name for Calorie

kil•o•cal•o•rie

(ˈkɪl əˌkæl ə ri)

n.
1000 small calories. Abbr.: kcal

kil·o·cal·o·rie

(kĭl′ə-kăl′ə-rē)

kilocalorie

1. (kcal or Cal) A unit of energy measurement representing the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by 1°C. Also called the international calorie.” 1 kcal = 1000 cal. See calorie.
2. See calorie.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kilocalorie - a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy-producing potential in food
energy unit, heat unit, work unit - a unit of measurement for work
gram calorie, small calorie, calorie - unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure
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According to analysis carried out by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, kilocalorie demand per person is likely to reach 3050 kcal.
A "kilocalorie" is another word for what is commonly called a "calorie", so 1,000 calories will be written as 1,000 kcals.
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The new daily assessment reflects the commercial and merchantable value of thermal coal with a calorific value of 5,500 kilocalorie per kilogram (kcal/kg) net-as-received (NAR) on delivered basis to the east and west coasts of India, 30 to 60 days forward.
Even the most soulless of pragmatists concur that burning 10 kilocalories of energy to produce every one kilocalorie of food on our plates is an unconscionable waste of energy.
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However, compared to teenage males, teenage females require an increase in kilocalorie intake earlier in life that also decreases more quickly, due to their earlier pubescence and lower adult body weight.
He also includes a simple, accurate algorithm for calculating daily kilocalorie targets for dancers (this reviewer tried it) and advises to "go no longer than four hours without eating." Welsh admits his discussion may at times be a bit truncated.
The Sensewear Armband (SWA) Kilocalorie (Kcal) measures appear comparable to indirect calorimetry (IC) for exercise activities; however, agreement between SWA and IC has not been determined for low intensity activities commonly used in rehabilitation.
The map showing total kilocalorie APD (Figure 3) did not establish a visual relationship because all four categories had an approximately equal number of countries, except the category with high intake and high CVD rate.