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large calorie

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large calorie

n
(Units) another name for Calorie
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large calorie

(lärj)
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Noun1.large 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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The other, termed large calorie or Calorie (with a capital C), represents the energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water to 1 [degrees]C, which is equal to one thousand small calories.
Of course, making large calorie cuts would be easier to detect, and this is what most people do when they "go on a diet" to lose weight.
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.