Origin of caloric
Examples from the Web for caloric
Caloric restriction has also been shown to have an effect on thyroid hormones, specifically T3.When Is It OK to Cheat? The Pros and Cons of Cheat Days|DailyBurn|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It also is home to the Heartattack Grill, an ode to caloric overload where ‘350 lbs and over eats free’.A Tech Millionaire Bets on the Urban Revival of Downtown Las Vegas|Sarah Kunst|January 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A true measure of caloric burn requires a heart rate monitor (missing from most trackers).
The caloric and fat content of an ounce or two of toppings can easily top that of the fro-yo base.Frozen-Yogurt Shops Are Everywhere, but We Are Nowhere Near Saturation|Daniel Gross|July 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The women who reduced their caloric intake weighed an average of four pounds less than they did at the beginning of the trial.No Proof Paula Deen’s High-Fat Southern Cooking Caused Her Diabetes|Paul Campos|January 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The caloric had been applied quite different in my mother's case, and produced a prodigy of quite another sort.Willing to Die|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
This elasticity arises from caloric being chemically combined with the solid substances of which it is composed.The Mosaic History of the Creation of the World|Thomas Wood
But in May its powerful enemy, caloric, made a decided attack upon the empire, and dealt hoary Winter a stunning blow.Hudson Bay|R.M. Ballantyne
But this power is not necessarily a monotonous and universal influence like gravitation or caloric.
Sometimes the caloric is a trifle abundant, but I have rarely known it complained of.Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life|Thomas Wallace Knox
British Dictionary definitions for caloric
Word Origin and History for caloric
hypothetical fluid in a now-discarded model of heat exchange, 1792, from French calorique, coined in this sense by Lavoisier, from Latin calorem "heat" (nominative calor; see calorie). The adjective is recorded from 1865.