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  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj caloric of or relating to calories in food "comparison of foods on a caloric basis","the caloric content of foods"
    • adj caloric relating to or associated with heat "thermal movements of molecules","thermal capacity","thermic energy","the caloric effect of sunlight"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Despite accounting for just one-fiftieth of body weight, the brain burns as much as one-fifth of our daily caloric intake.
    • a Caloric Of or pertaining to caloric.
    • n Caloric (Physics) The principle of heat, or the agent to which the phenomena of heat and combustion were formerly ascribed; -- not now used in scientific nomenclature, but sometimes used as a general term for heat. "Caloric expands all bodies."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • caloric Pertaining to heat or the principle of heat.
    • n caloric The name given to a supposed subtle imponderable fluid to which the sensation and phenomena of heat were formerly attributed; hence, heat.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Caloric ka-lor′ik heat: the supposed principle or cause of heat
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. calor, heat; cf. F. calorique,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. calorique, formed by Lavoisier from L. calor, heat.


In literature:

The transfer of caloric will begin at the place at which the two bodies are nearest to each other.
"Hydriatic treatment of Scarlet Fever in its Different Forms" by Charles Munde
Maximum caloric intake, 2525.
"The Starvation Treatment of Diabetes" by Lewis Webb Hill
Yet no body can be said to possess caloric of its own, if all caloric is originally derived from the sun.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
Further down, we feel the hot caloric as we come nearer to the crackling fires.
"The Wild Huntress" by Mayne Reid
It is not the first time, I trow, that Calore have slept at the root of a tree.
"Gipsy Life being an account of our Gipsies and their children" by George Smith
Is there anything that, with propriety, can be called caloric?
"Little Masterpieces of Science:" by Various
He acknowledges, however, "rubedo, calor, dolor," among its symptoms.
"North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826" by Various
This afternoon all of the caloric guns of an unclouded sun had seemed to concentrate themselves on the gigantic rock-pile.
"The Country Beyond" by James Oliver Curwood
Puuanuhe was the only creature of those days who had fiery red hair, and her temper was none the less caloric.
"Legends of Wailuku" by Charlotte Hapai
The thick walls have been highly charged with caloric during the firing of the bricks or other articles.
"The Turkish Bath" by Robert Owen Allsop
This process, according to all the known laws of caloric, is attended with heat.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
This tendency in the particles of caloric to separate, takes place even at considerable distances.
"Elements of Chemistry," by Antoine Lavoisier
St. Anthony has fallen for the caloric tresses.
"The Deaves Affair" by Hulbert Footner
Notice that the town of Calor would then be right in line with the eruption.
"The Flaming Mountain" by Harold Leland Goodwin
"Endless Amusement" by Unknown
This led some economists to advocate that prices for fuels be based on their caloric content.
"Area Handbook for Romania" by Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
It was clear that the action of the caloric had been imperfect or unequal.
"International Short Stories" by Various
A steam engine is a transformer of energy, changing caloric energy into mechanical work.
"The Mechanism of Life" by Stéphane Leduc
By the more rapid liberation of caloric.
"Every Man his own Doctor" by R. T. Claridge
About 16 m. above Capua it receives the Calore, which flows by Benevento.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 1" by Various

In poetry:

But soon the people could not bear
The slightest hint of fire;
Allusions to caloric drew
A flood of savage ire;
"The Hot Season" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Cómo infundirles calor a los meses más fríos con una piel tentadora al tacto.
Peanut M&Ms are surprisingly healthy: They have more protein, fiber, and healthy unsaturated fats than other nut-and-chocolate options, including Snickers, Baby Ruths, and the extremely caloric Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.
The holidays are upon us, and, in addition to a few weeks off of work, for many of us that means a plethora of cookies, baked goods, Christmas pudding, pies, ice cream and lots of booze … everywhere OMG it's a caloric nightmare.
Click through this slide show by using the arrow at the top right for a caloric countdown.
Food inspectors in Louisville will start enforcing a new ordinance requiring some restaurants to make caloric and other nutrition information available on site.
Your first look at the exciting, highly caloric video from NYC rapper Katastrophe and pals.
It's as indulgent financially as it is calorically: Three 20-plus-course dinners at top New Nordic tables in Copenhagen, still the global epicenter of cutting-edge cooking and bragging-rights restaurants.
Find out how to make your fro-yo even more delicious without breaking the caloric bank.
The guidelines are roughly one-third of recommended caloric intakes for children.
Ideal Caloric Intake for Racing a 50k Ultra.
This year school lunches have caloric limits and feature more fruits and vegetables, but reports from around the country show children throwing their greens away.
If Oreo 's homage to gay pride this week didn't suit your personal politics, you might prefer to satisfy your caloric craving with a Midwestern Meat & Potatoes Sandwich from Denny's.
Movie-Theater Popcorn Is Still a Caloric Nightmare.
Because they can be added to sugar-free products, the polyols are used in products for diabetics, but also have been recognized by athletes and physicians as a way to increase carbohydrate content with less of a caloric effect.
If you change your habits, if you can sustain a caloric deficit then weight will come off.

In science:

Frame(φ∗T H)) such that e(t) is a caloric gauge for φ(t) which equals e(∞) at infinity for each t ∈ I .
Global regularity of wave maps VI. Abstract theory of minimal-energy blowup solutions
In the caloric gauge we have the derivative fields ψt, ψx, ψs and the connection fields At, Ax (recall in the caloric gauge that the field As is trivial).
Global regularity of wave maps VI. Abstract theory of minimal-energy blowup solutions
We refer to Ψs,t,x as the differentiated fields of φ in the caloric gauge associated with e(∞).
Global regularity of wave maps VI. Abstract theory of minimal-energy blowup solutions
Let I be an interval, let φ ∈ WM(I, E ) for some E > 0, let e be a caloric gauge for φ, and let φt, ψx, ψs, At, Ax, w be the differentiated fields, connection fields, and wave-tension field.
Global regularity of wave maps VI. Abstract theory of minimal-energy blowup solutions
By Theorem 4.3, given any such wave map, and given any frame e(∞) at e(∞) ∈ Frame(Tφ(∞)H), one can construct a caloric gauge for φ, which then generates the differentiated fields Ψs,t,x .
Global regularity of wave maps VI. Abstract theory of minimal-energy blowup solutions
III.B we shall study the thermal or caloric quantities —energy, entropy, and specific heat— in a number of particular situations.
On the Statics and Dynamics of Magneto-Anisotropic Nanoparticles
We shall finally consider the caloric quantities when an external field is applied along the anisotropy axis.
On the Statics and Dynamics of Magneto-Anisotropic Nanoparticles
Cattaneo, Sul la conduzione del calore, Atti Semin.
Heat conduction in relativistic systems: alternatives and perspectives
Secondly, in caloric experiments where the relevant quantity is the latent heat Q = T ∆S (T ), the specific heat jump can hardly be distinguished.
Phases and phase transitions in spin-triplet ferromagnetic superconductors
This is the reason why the result expressed in the equation (17) can be referred as thermodynamic uncertainty relation, since it imposes obviously certain restriction to the determination of the microcanonical caloric curve β versus E .
Generalized Gibbs canonical ensemble: A possible physical scenario
Caloric β (ε) and curvature κ (ε) curves obtained from the Metropolis algorithm and the Swendsen-Wang cluster algorithm using thermostats associated to the generalized canonical ensemble (GCE) as well as the canonical ensemble (CE) for the q = 10 states Potts model with L = 25.
Generalized Gibbs canonical ensemble: A possible physical scenario
Only those interception points of such horizontal lines with the microcanonical caloric curve β (ε) exhibiting a nonnegative heat capacity are accessible within the canonical description.
Generalized Gibbs canonical ensemble: A possible physical scenario
Figure 2: a) Microcanonical entropy versus energy per spin for various values of j0, PM stands for the entropy of the paramagnetic solution. b) Corresponding caloric curves.
Many-body spin glasses in the microcanonical ensemble
The corresponding caloric curves are drawn in figure 2 b), where the metastable part is shown dashed, while the stable part is shown as a thicker line.
Many-body spin glasses in the microcanonical ensemble
This claim is effectively based on the concept of the plateau in the nuclear multifragmentation caloric curve (the dependence of the temperature T on the excitation energy E ∗ of the system) which was theoretically predicted in and later was experimentally found in the 600 MeV/nucleon Au + Au collision .
Caloric curve for nuclear liquid-gas phase transition in relativistic mean-field hadronic model