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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A unit for measuring the energy that food supplies to the body.

Usage examples (41)
  • Many high calorie foods have a lot of fat in them as well.
  • In the context of food energy the term calorie generally refers to the kilogram calorie.
  • I put it on MFP though and I am still within calorie limit for today.
  • That's why we're working with industry to bring in calorie information on menus, he said. for more
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