calorifacient

[ kuh-lawr-uh-fey-shuh nt, -lor-, kal-er-uh- ]
/ kəˌlɔr əˈfeɪ ʃənt, -ˌlɒr-, ˌkæl ər ə- /
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adjective

(of foods) producing heat.

Nearby words

  1. calori-,
  2. caloric,
  3. caloric nystagmus,
  4. caloric test,
  5. calorie,
  6. calorific,
  7. calorific value,
  8. calorigenic,
  9. calorimeter,
  10. calorimetry

Origin of calorifacient

First recorded in 1850–55; calori- + -facient

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