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* The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of water from 14.5°C to 15.5°C. 1 calorie = 4.184 joules.
 
* The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of water from 14.5°C to 15.5°C. 1 calorie = 4.184 joules.
a unit of heat measurement, usually the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram (ml) of water 1° C. A kilocalorie is the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water by 1° C.<br/>Source: Noland, George B. 1983. General Biology, 11th Edition. St. Louis, MO. C. V. Mosby
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* a unit of heat measurement, usually the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram (ml) of water 1° C. A kilocalorie is the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water by 1° C.<br/>Source: Noland, George B. 1983. General Biology, 11th Edition. St. Louis, MO. C. V. Mosby
  
 
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[[Category: Chemistry]]

Revision as of 20:19, 15 September 2019

  • The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of water from 14.5°C to 15.5°C. 1 calorie = 4.184 joules.
  • a unit of heat measurement, usually the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram (ml) of water 1° C. A kilocalorie is the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water by 1° C.
    Source: Noland, George B. 1983. General Biology, 11th Edition. St. Louis, MO. C. V. Mosby


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