gram-calorie


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see caloriecalorie,
abbr. cal, unit of heat energy in the metric system. The measurement of heat is called calorimetry. The calorie, or gram calorie, is the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of pure water 1°C;.
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gram-calorie

[′gram ¦kal·ə·rē]
(thermodynamics)