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Meaning of CALEFACTORY

Pronunciation:  `kalu'fakturee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  serving to heat; "a heating pad is calefactory"
 

CALEFACTORY is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: calefactive, heating, hot
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cal`e*fac"to*ry\, a. [L. calefactorius.]
    Making hot; producing or communicating heat.
    
    
  2. \Cal`e*fac"to*ry\, n.
    1. (Eccl.) An apartment in a monastery, warmed and used as a
       sitting room.
    
    2. A hollow sphere of metal, filled with hot water, or a
       chafing dish, placed on the altar in cold weather for the
       priest to warm his hands with.
    
    
 

 

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