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small cal·o·rie (cal, c),

the quantity of energy required to raise the temperature of 1 g of water 1°C, or from 14.5-15.5°C in the case of normal or standard calorie.
Synonym(s): gram calorie
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small calorie

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small cal·o·rie

(cal, c) (smawl kal'ŏr-ē)
The quantity of energy required to raise the temperature of 1 g of water from 14.5-15.5°C.
Synonym(s): gram calorie.
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