Translation of kilocalorie in Spanish:


kilocaloría, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɪləˌkaləri//ˈkɪləˌkæləri/


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    kilocaloría feminine
    • The units typically used for heats of sublimation are kilojoule per mole or kilocalories per mole.
    • For most people, a daily diet containing 2000 calories of energy (actually 2000 kilocalories, but never mind) is about right.
    • In nearly half of these African countries, the undernourished are getting 300 kilocalories less than what they need to be healthy.
    • In scientific terms, 1 calorie is a kilocalorie, which is the amount of energy required to raise 1 gram of water 1 degree Celsius.
    • In the United States, energy is expressed in kilocalories or megacalories (Mcal).