from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Relating to or generating heat or calories.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Relating to calories.
- adj. Relating to or producing heat or other energy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Possessing the quality of producing heat; heating.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of producing heat; causing heat; heating; calorifacient.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. heat-generating
Beware these books are very high in calorific value, the food is so effectively tossed, drizzled and served throughout the book you really do have to go off and find a bowl of pasta with a nice sauce, dash of balsamic, few pine nuts, throw on some olives, grating of parmesan ... quite often.
This definite amount of heat per pound liberated by perfect combustion is termed the calorific value of that substance.
Another argument in favor of the size threshold is that large chains tend to engage in much more pre-preparation and fakery, resulting in deeply surprising calorie counts (like the example of the salad that is more calorific than the burger, etc.) — smaller chains and sole establishments tend to use actual, you know, food.
He said that the company's imported coal requirement up to 2015 is around 25 tons of varying calorific from 4,800 kcal/kilogram to 6,400 kcal/kg.
The company said its reserves in Colombia have high calorific value, low sulfur and low ash.
(The bubble tea is great, but too calorific to make it a weekly habit.)
Mr. Vulis said that ENRC already uses about a million tons of Shubarkol's high calorific coal to produce aluminum, iron ore and ferrochrome.
"You can still cook great things that are calorific, but you just need to intro it with kind of — Look, this is a special occasion, or this is for the holidays, or whatever."
The unconventional fuel, trapped hundreds of meters below the Earth's surface, has a slightly lower calorific value than conventional natural gas and its development presents new technical challenges.
Spot prices of Shanxi Quality Mix coal with a calorific value of 5500 kilocalories per kilogram, a domestic benchmark, are currently 13% higher than a year ago.