calorific value


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calorific value

[¦kal·ə¦rif·ik ′val·yü]
(engineering)
Quantity of heat liberated on the complete combustion of a unit weight or unit volume of fuel.

calorific value

The amount of heat liberated by the combustion of a unit weight (or if a gas, a unit volume) of fuel.
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By performing this test, the gross calorific value and net calorific value can be determined.
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