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Calorie Definition

  • A calorie (cal) is the amount of heat energy needed to raise 1 gram of water from 14.5 to 15.5?C.

    Prescott's Microbiology 9th Edition by Joanne Willey, Linda Sherwood, Christopher J. Woolverton



Calorie Explanation

Calorie is a unit to measure energy. The gram calorie or the small calorie, denoted as Cal, is the quantity of heat energy that is needed to temperature of water by one degree Celsius, or one kelvin, of one gram of water.

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