calorific calorific


  • (adj) heat-generating


  1. Meanwhile, the women lounge around a beach hotel near Rome, relishing television, ice cream and high-calorific Italian cooking.
  2. Take him as pure Chinese, with a moniker that sounds to Americans like a calorific pork dish at a Cantonese eatery.
  3. One menu that omits exaggeration, stays away from calorific prose and manages now and then to actually describe the comestibles in the kitchen.


  • How A Model Figured Out Childhood Obesity

    Forget for a moment the fervid medievalesque world of miracle diets and deadly foods; Gwyneth Paltrow’s goop, literal and metaphorical; the “trap” of “calorific salads;” how quinoa saved Bill Clinton’s life; and the pea protein concentrate that supposedly powered Novak Djokovic to the top in tennis. If there’s a contender for the most revolutionary intervention in the food-fat-fit stakes this ...
    on August 22, 2013     Source: Forbes


  1. "We don't have any explanation for this," said Dr Linda Buck, one of the researchers. "All we can say is that if we give the drug to calorific-restricted animals, it doesn't increase their lifespan any further. That suggests the same...
    on Nov 25, 2007 By: Linda B Buck Source: BBC News

  2. "Nuclear energy with its several million-fold higher calorific value and negligible greenhouse gas emissions has the potential to make a paradigm change for the better. It goes without saying that there can be no compromise on India's strategic...
    on Jul 25, 2008 By: Anil Kakodkar Source: domain-B

  3. "We sent it to a lab to check the calorific value and we proved it," Mallya said.
    on Jun 18, 2008 By: Vijay Mallya Source: Sify

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