calor



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ROOT-WORD is CALOR which means HEAT. Today the word is well known to us. CALORie (No. 3) is constantly on our minds. Words 17, 18, 19 and 20 are very different in appearance, but have close relations with the meaning. It is odd how words are like people, who completely change the color of their hair and face.


1. Calor : CALOR (kal’ or) n.

Heat


2. Caloric : CALOR ic (ka lor’ ik) adj.

Like heat; giving off heat


3. Calorie : CALOR ie (kal’ o ree) n.

A unit of heat


4. Caloricity : CALOR icity (kal o ris’ i ti) n.

Ability to develop and maintain animal heat


5. Calorify : CALOR ify (ka lor’ i fie) v.

To make hot; make heat producing


6. Calorific : CALOR ific (kal o rif’ ik) adj.

Heat producing


7. Calorifacient : CALOR ifacient (ka lor i fay’ shent) adj.

Same as No. 6


8. Calorifics : CALOR ifics (kal o rif’ iks) n.

Study, phenomena, and details of heat


9. Calorigenic : CALOR igenic (kal lor i jen’ ik) adj.

Generating heat


10. Calorimeter : CALOR imeter (kal o rim’ et er) n.

Instrument for measuring the quantity of heat used


11. Calorimetry : CALOR imetry (kal o rim’ e tree) n.

The science of measuring heat


12. Calorescence : CALOR escence (kal or res’ ens) n.

Heat waves changed to light


13. Calorimotor : CALOR imotor (ka lor’ i moe tor) n.

A battery of large plates producing heat effects


14. Calorist : CALOR ist (kal’ o rist) n.

One who believed that heat is caloric


15. Calorite : CALOR ite (kal’ o rite) n.

A heat-resisting alloy, often used for electric wiring


16. Calorize : CALOR ize (kal’ o rize) v.

To treat by a process of coating metal to make it rust resisting under head


17. Cauldron : CAUL dron (kaul’ dron) n.

A huge kettle for warming or boiling


18. Caudle : CAUD le (kaud’ el) n.

A warm, nutritious drink for an invalid


19. Scald : s CAL d (skald) v.

To burn with boiling water


20. Nonchalant : non CHAL ant (non sha lant’) adj.

Unconcerned; indifferent


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