calorie


calorie
A unitA particular measure of a physical quantity that is used to express the magnitude of the physical quantity; for example, the meter is the unit of the physical quantity, length. of energyA system's capacity to do work. equal to 4.184 J; abbreviated calAbbreviation for Calorie; a nutritional calorie, equal to 1000 cal = 1 kcal; a unit of energy equal to 4184 J..