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n. Abbr. g or gm. or gr.
A metric unit of mass equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a kilogram. See Table at measurement.
[French gramme, from Late Latin gramma, a small weight, from Greek, something written, small weight; see gerbh- in Indo-European roots.]
1. Any of several legumes, such as the chickpea, bearing seeds used as food.
2. The seeds of such a plant.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Units) a metric unit of mass equal to one thousandth of a kilogram. It is equivalent to 15.432 grains or 0.002 205 pounds. Symbol: g
[C18: from French gramme, from Late Latin gramma, from Greek: small weight, from graphein to write]
1. (Plants) any of several leguminous plants, such as the beans Phaseolus mungo (black gram or urd) and P. aureus (green gram), whose seeds are used as food in India
2. (Plants) the seed of any of these plants
[C18: from Portuguese gram (modern spelling grão), from Latin grānum grain]
(Sociology) (in India) a village
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a metric unit of mass or weight equal to 15.432 grains; 1/1000 of a kilogram. Abbr.: g, gr, gr. Also, esp. Brit., gramme.
[1790–1800; < French gramme < Late Latin gramma a small weight < Greek grámma something drawn, a small weight]
any of several beans, as the chickpea or mung bean, used as food.
[1695–1705; < Portuguese grão < Latin grānum grain]
a combining form meaning “something written, drawn, or plotted” ( diagram; epigram); “a written or drawn symbol or sequence of symbols” (ideogram; pentagram); “a message” (telegram); “an image or graphic record made by an instrument or as part of a diagnostic procedure” ( electrocardiogram).Compare -graph.
[< Greek -gramma, comb. form of grámma something written or drawn]
a combining form of gram 1 : kilogram.
a combining form extracted from telegram, used in the titles of newsletters, direct-mail solicitations, etc. (culturegram; electiongram) or the names, sometimes humorous, of personally delivered messages or gifts ( candygram; strippergram).
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A unit of mass or weight in the metric system, equal to about 0.04 ounces. See Table at measurement.
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(g) A unit of mass or volume measurement. 1 g = 0.001 kg.
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|Noun||1.||gram - a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram|
obolus - a Greek unit of weight equal to one tenth of a gram
carat - a unit of weight for precious stones = 200 mg
|2.||Gram - Danish physician and bacteriologist who developed a method of staining bacteria to distinguish among them (1853-1938)|
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gram[græm] N → gramo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
gram[ˈgræm] n → gramme m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Gramm nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
gramgramme [græm] n → grammo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
the basic unit of weight in the metric system. gram غرام грам grama gram das Gramm gram γραμμάριοgramo gramm گرم gramma grammeגרם ग्राम gram gramm gram gramm grammo グラム 그램 gramas grams gram gramgramgram ګرام، په متريك سيستم كى دوزن واحد، دكيلو ګرام زرمه برخه gramaграмм gram gram gram gram หน่วยชั่งน้ำหนักเป็นกรัม gram 公克 грам میٹرک نظآم میں وزن کی بنیادی اکائی gam 克
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
gram→ جرام gram gram Gramm γραμμάριο gramo gramma gramme gram grammo グラム 그램 gram gram gram grama грамм gram น้ำหนักเป็นกรัม gram gam 克
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n. gramo, unidad de medida métrica equivalente a 15,432 gr. o 0.03527 oz. (averdupois).
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