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DRAM

 (dē′răm′)
n.
Dynamic RAM.

dram 1

 (drăm)
n.
1. Abbr. dr.
a. A unit of weight in the US Customary System equal to 1/16 of an ounce or 27.34 grains (1.77 grams).
b. A unit of apothecary weight equal to 1/8 of an ounce or 60 grains (3.89 grams).
2.
a. A small draft: took a dram of brandy.
b. A small amount; a bit: not a dram of compassion.

[Middle English dragme, a drachma, a unit of weight, from Old French, from Late Latin dragma, from Latin drachma; see drachma.]

dram 2

 (dräm)
n. pl. dram
See Table at currency.

[Armenian, ultimately from Greek drakhmē; see drachma.]

dram

(dræm)
n
1. (Units) one sixteenth of an ounce (avoirdupois). 1 dram is equivalent to 0.0018 kilogram
2. (Units) Also called: drachm or drachma US one eighth of an apothecaries' ounce; 60 grains. 1 dram is equivalent to 0.0039 kilogram
3. (Units) a small amount of an alcoholic drink, esp a spirit; tot
4. (Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Armenia, divided into 100 lumas
[C15: from Old French dragme, from Late Latin dragma, from Greek drakhmē; see drachma]

DRAM

(ˈdiːræm) or

D-RAM

n acronym for
(Computer Science) dynamic random access memory: a widely used type of random access memory. See RAM1
n
(Computer Science) a chip containing such memory

dram

(dræm)

n.
1.
a. a unit of apothecaries' weight, equal to 60 grains, or ? of an ounce (3.89 grams).
b. 1/16 of an ounce in avoirdupois weight (27.34 grains; 1.77 grams). Abbr.: dr., dr
3. a small drink of liquor.
4. a small amount of anything.
[1400–50; dramme, variant of dragme < Old French < Late Latin dragma, Latin drachma drachma]

Dram

 a minute quantity; a small draught of cordial or liqueur.
Examples: dram of constancy, 1566; of gin; of learning, 1709; of mercy, 1646; of poison, 1592; of saffron, 1741; of well-doing.

dram

(dr) A unit of mass equal to 1⁄16 oz.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dram - a unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains
apothecaries' unit, apothecaries' weight - any weight unit used in pharmacy; an ounce is equal to 480 grains and a pound is equal to 12 ounces
scruple - a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains
apothecaries' ounce, ounce, troy ounce - a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound
2.dram - 1/16 ounce or 1.771 grams
avoirdupois unit - any of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights
grain - 1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams
oz., ounce - a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams
3.dram - the basic unit of money in Armenia
Armenian monetary unit - monetary unit in Armenia

dram

noun measure, shot (informal), drop, glass, tot, slug, snort (slang), snifter (informal) a dram of whisky

dram

noun
1. A small amount of liquor:
Informal: nip, slug.
Slang: snort.
Translations
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dram

dram

[dræm] N (Brit) [of drink] → trago m (Pharm) → dracma f

dram

[ˈdræm] npetit verre m

dram

n
(= measure, Pharm) → ˜ Drachme f (old)
(Brit: = small drink) → Schluck m(Whisky)

dram

[dræm] nbicchierino (di whisky )