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calorific

cal·o·rif·ic

calorific

pronunciation:
kae l rI fihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition: pertaining to or producing heat.
derivation: calorifically (adv.)
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The word calorific contains the following part:
-fic Latin adjective-forming suffix that means making, doing, causing
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The suffix -fic occurs in adjectives that are Latin loanwords, and hence attaches to bases that are Latin noun roots. It is a form of "fer, lat2, -late".