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Meaning of CALORIFIC

Pronunciation:  `kalu'rifik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  heat-generating; "the calorific properties of fuels"
 

CALORIFIC is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: hot
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cal`o*rif"ic\, a. [L. calorificus; calor heat +
facere to make; cf. F. calorifique.]
Possessing the quality of producing heat; heating.

{Calorific rays}, the invisible, heating rays which emanate
   from the sun, and from burning and heated bodies.

 

 

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