(noun, adjective)


1. relating to or associated with heat

- the caloric effect of sunlight

Similar word(s): thermal, thermic

2. of or relating to calories in food

- comparison of foods on a caloric basis

- the caloric content of foods

Sentences with caloric as an adjective:

- Caloric intake

- Milk is a caloric beverage.

- A dry, caloric food


1. (obsolete) the hypothetical medium of heat