Calorific meaning

kălə-rĭfĭk
Relating to or generating heat or calories.
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Producing heat.
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(UK) Relating to calories.
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(UK, physics) Relating to or producing heat or other energy.
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Origin of calorific

  • French calorifique from Latin calōrificus calor heat kelə-1 in Indo-European roots -ficus -fic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition