Sentence Examples


  • The following are those which have been in most general use: Small calorie or gramme calorie.
  • The centuple calorie is the amount of heat required to raise 1 g.
  • The large calorie is equal to 1000 cal.
  • The dynamical equivalent of the calorie is 4.18 X Io 7 ergs or C.G.S.
  • Carnot verified this by calculating the values of F'(t) at various temperatures from the known properties of vapours and gases, and showed that the efficiency function diminished with rise of temperature, as measured on the scale of the mercury or gas thermometer, from about 1.40 kilogrammetres per kilo-calorie per degree C. at o° C. to about I 11 at Ioo° C., according to the imperfect data available in his time.

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