Calorie vs Frigorie - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between calorie and frigorie

is that calorie is (physics and chemistry, obsolete ) the gram calorie or small calorie, a non-si unit of energy, equivalent to approximately 42 joules this unit was widely used in chemistry and physics, being the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 °c while frigorie is a unit of rate of extraction of heat, used in refrigeration, equal to one calorie per hour.

calorie

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Noun

(wikipedia calorie) (en noun)
  • (physics and chemistry, obsolete ) The gram calorie or small calorie, a non-SI unit of energy, equivalent to approximately 4.2 joules. This unit was widely used in chemistry and physics, being the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 °C.
  • (nutrition) Kilogram calorie or large calorie. A unit of energy 1000 times larger than the gram calorie. It is equivalent to the gram kilocalorie, approximately 4.2 kilojoules.
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    Usage notes

    * Most scientific studies are now carried out using the joule (an SI unit). * In nutritional contexts the term calorie'' refers to the kilogram calorie and the term ''kilocalorie refers to 1000 gram calories. Thus the two terms are equivalent. * European legislation now requires foods to be labelled with the term kilocalorie .

    Derived terms

    * * * * calorific value * caloric (US) * calorific (British) * gram calorie * high-calorie (noun modifier) * kilogram calorie * low-calorie (noun modifier) * mean calorie

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    frigorie

    English

    Noun

  • (en noun) (symbol : (fg))
  • A unit of rate of extraction of heat, used in refrigeration, equal to one calorie per hour