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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cal·o·rie n.  Physics The unit of heat according to the French standard; the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram (sometimes, one gram) of water one degree centigrade, or fromto 1°. Compare the English standard unit, Foot pound.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Foot pound Mech. A unit of energy, or work, being equal to the work done in raising one pound avoirdupois against the force of gravity through a vertical distance of one foot.