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  • adj. 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. 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.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as calorifacient.

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