Calorificient

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Calorificient (Physiol) Having, or relating to the power of producing heat; -- applied to foods which, being rich in carbon, as the fats, are supposed to give rise to heat in the animal body by oxidation.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • calorificient Same as calorifacient.
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