calorific calorific

Definition(s):

  • (adj) heat-generating

Usage(s):

  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.

News

  • 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

Quotes

  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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