Word Origin and History for calor
proprietary name for a type of liquid gas sold in Britain, 1936, from Latin calor, literally "heat" (see calorie).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for calor
Not until they had reached the outskirts of Calor did they find what had happened.
Montoya stared through the window at the tiny harbor of Calor.
"Maybe to Calor, for shopping or sightseeing," Scotty replied.
They must persuade the fishermen to load their families and villagers, then come to Calor.
He had muttered something about going into Calor for a supply of cigars.
calor(kăl′ôr, -ər, kā′lôr)
- The bodily heat indicating an inflammation.
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