Definition of Gram calorie

1. Noun. Unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure.

Exact synonyms: Calorie, Small Calorie
Generic synonyms: Energy Unit, Heat Unit, Work Unit
Group relationships: Calorie, Kilocalorie, Kilogram Calorie, Large Calorie, Nutritionist's Calorie
Derivative terms: Caloric



Definition of Gram calorie

1. Noun. The amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of a gram of water by a degree centigrade: (non-gloss definition a unit of measure of energy.) ¹

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Medical Definition of Gram calorie

1. The quantity of energy required to raise the temperature of 1 g of water 1°C, or from 14.5°C to 15.5°C in the case of normal or standard calorie. Synonym: gram calorie. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Gram calorie

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1. Gaseous Exchange and Physiological Requirements for Level and Grade Walking by Henry Monmouth Smith (1922)
"meter ranging between 0.512 gram-calorie on February 25 and 0.637 ... The average increment on this basis for the 7 days was 0.579 gram-calorie. ..."

2. Heat and Thermodynamics by Francis M. Hartmann (1911)
"Since, in ordinary heat measurements, masses are generally specified in grams, a secondary unit, called gram calorie, having the gram instead of the ..."

3. Introduction to Physical Chemistry by James Walker (1907)
"The usual unit of heat for chemical purposes is the " small calorie " or gram calorie. It is roughly defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Place the cylinder in connexion with a boiler or hot body at 101° C. The water will then acquire tbe temperature of loi" C., and will absorb I gram-calorie ..."

5. The Manufacture of Pulp and Paper: A Textbook of Modern Pulp and Paper Mill by J. Newell Stephenson (1921)
"The gram calorie is largely used by chemists, physicists, and scientists generally, while the kilogram calorie is used in engineering calculations. ..."

6. The Principles of Aërography by Alexander McAdie (1917)
"Gram-calorie . . . .,, . The relative amount of heat required to raise unit ... In other words, it requires 0.24 gram-calorie to raise the temperature of a ..."

7. The Principles of Aërography by Alexander McAdie (1917)
"Since the specific heat of water varies slightly at different temperatures, the value of the gram-calorie is properly one one-hundredth of the total heat ..."

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