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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Calorific  \Cal`o*rif"ic\,  a.  [L.  calorificus  calor  heat  + 
  facere  to  make  cf  F.  calorifique.] 
  Possessing  the  quality  of  producing  heat;  heating. 
 
  {Calorific  rays},  the  invisible,  heating  rays  which  emanate 
  from  the  sun,  and  from  burning  and  heated  bodies. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  calorific 
  adj  :  heat-generating;  "the  calorific  properties  of  fuels" 




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