n (abbr 缩写 cal)
1 unit for measuring a quantity of heat 卡路里, 卡（热量单位）.
2 unit for measuring the energy value of food 大卡, 千卡（食物含能量的热值单位）
*An ounce of sugar has about
100 calories. 一盎司的糖含约100大卡的热量.
* Her diet restricts her to
1500 calories a day. 她的规定饮食限制她每天摄入1500大卡的热量.
1800-1900; Language: French;Origin:Latin
a unit for measuring the amount of energy
that food will produce An average potato has about 90 calories. a calorie-controlled dietlow-calorie/high-calorie a low-calorie snack Do you need to burn off a few calories (=lose some weight by exercising) ? My wife convinced me to finally start counting calories (=control my weight by being careful about what I eat) .technical
the amount of heat that is needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree Celsius. It is used as a unit for measuring energy.>caloric
[kə'lɔrɪk, 'kælərɪk (US) kə'lɔːrɪk/
1. You should eat food with little calorie. 你应该吃含热量少的食物。