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Noun: gram calorie  gram ka-lu-ree
  1. 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
    - calorie, small calorie, cal

Derived forms: gram calories

Type of: energy unit, heat unit, work unit

Part of: Cal, Calorie, kcal, kilocalorie, kilogram calorie, large calorie, nutritionist's calorie

Encyclopedia: Gram calorie