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Calorie vs. Energy

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Calorienoun

(nutrition) Kilogram calorie or large calorie. A unit of energy 1000 times larger than the gram calorie. It is equivalent to the gram kilocalorie, approximately 4.2 kilojoules.

Energynoun

The impetus behind all motion and all activity.

Calorienoun

The gram calorie or small calorie, a non-SI unit of energy, equivalent to approximately 4.2 joules. This unit was widely used in chemistry and physics, being the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 °C.

Energynoun

The capacity to do work.

Calorienoun

The unit of heat according to the French standard; the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram (sometimes, one gram) of water one degree centigrade, or from 0° to 1°. Compare the English standard unit, Foot pound.

Energynoun

(physics) A quantity that denotes the ability to do work and is measured in a unit dimensioned in mass × distance²/time² (ML²/T²) or the equivalent.

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Calorienoun

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

Energynoun

An intangible, modifiable force (often characterized as either 'positive' or 'negative') believed in some New Age religions to emanate from a person, place or thing and which is (or can be) preserved and transferred in human interactions; shared mood or group habit; a vibe, a feeling, an impression. aura.}}

Calorienoun

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

Energynoun

A measure of how many actions a player or unit can take; in the fantasy genre often called magic points or mana.

‘action points’;

Calorie

The calorie is a unit of energy defined as the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of a quantity of water by one degree. For historical reasons, two main definitions of calorie are in wide use.

Energynoun

Internal or inherent power; capacity of acting, operating, or producing an effect, whether exerted or not; as, men possessing energies may suffer them to lie inactive.

‘The great energies of nature are known to us only by their effects.’;

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Energynoun

Power efficiently and forcibly exerted; vigorous or effectual operation; as, the energy of a magistrate.

Energynoun

Strength of expression; force of utterance; power to impress the mind and arouse the feelings; life; spirit; - said of speech, language, words, style; as, a style full of energy.

Energynoun

Capacity for performing work.

Energynoun

(physics) the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs;

‘energy can take a wide variety of forms’;

Energynoun

an exertion of force;

‘he plays tennis with great energy’;

Energynoun

enterprising or ambitious drive;

‘Europeans often laugh at American energy’;

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Energynoun

an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing);

‘his writing conveys great energy’;

Energynoun

a healthy capacity for vigorous activity;

‘jogging works off my excess energy’; ‘he seemed full of vim and vigor’;

Energynoun

the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977

Energy

In physics, energy is the quantitative property that must be transferred to a body or physical system to perform work on the body, or to heat it. Energy is a conserved quantity; the law of conservation of energy states that energy can be converted in form, but not created or destroyed.

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