from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having comparatively fewer calories than what is standard or typical: low-cal snack foods.
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- adj. Dietetic, a version of food with reduced calories.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. having relatively few calories.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having relatively few calories
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The restaurants promised new home cookin' translation: healthier, low-cal soul food... further translation: what's the point? but even in New York, where many restaurants that serve truly niche food can flourish, Soul Daddy failed.
As an entrepreneur running a growing liquor brand, I watched with interest when Frankel sold her Skinnygirl brand of low-cal margaritas for a reported $120MM.
I'd spent my teens choosing the low-cal option while my peers chowed down.
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He's close to coming out with low-cal, low-fat Dippin 'Dots that could be sold at schools.
We drank low-cal, low-carb beers and smoked cigarettes.
In the study, 10 overweight but otherwise healthy volunteers on a low-cal diet spent four weeks confined to a research lab.
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The company dialed back plans to launch a new low-cal cola this summer called Pepsi Next, after bottlers argued during meetings this spring that the focus should be on Pepsi-Cola.
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