decigram


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dec·i·gram

 (dĕs′ĭ-grăm′)
n. Abbr. dg
A metric unit of mass or weight equal to one-tenth (10-1) of a gram.

decigram

(ˈdɛsɪˌɡræm) or

decigramme

n
(Units) a unit of measurement that is equivalent to one tenth of a gram

dec•i•gram

(ˈdɛs ɪˌgræm)

n.
a unit of mass or weight equal to 1/10 gram (1.543 grains). Abbr.: dg
[1800–10; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.decigram - 1/10 gram
metric weight unit, weight unit - a decimal unit of weight based on the gram
metric grain, grain - a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat
carat - a unit of weight for precious stones = 200 mg