kilogram calorie


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kilogram calorie

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kilogram calorie

n
(Units) another name for Calorie
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Noun1.kilogram calorie - 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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But unlike rice, adlai is high in energy (356 kilogram calorie) compared to white rice (200 kcal), thus, keeping you full much longer.
The large calorie, kilogram calorie, dietary calorie, or food calorie approximates the energy needed to increase the temperature of 1 kilogram of water by 1 degC.