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gram 1

 (grăm)
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.]

gram 2

 (grăm)
n.
1. Any of several legumes, such as the chickpea, bearing seeds used as food.
2. The seeds of such a plant.

[Obsolete Portuguese, from Latin grānum, seed; see gr̥ə-no- in Indo-European roots.]

gram 3

 (grăm)
n. Informal
A grandmother.

[Shortening and alteration of gramma or grandmother.]

gram

(ɡræm)
n
(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]

gram

(ɡræm)
n
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]

gram

(ɡrɑːm)
n
(Sociology) (in India) a village
[Hindi]

gram1

(græm)

n.
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]

gram2

(græm)

n.
any of several beans, as the chickpea or mung bean, used as food.
[1695–1705; < Portuguese grão < Latin grānum grain]

-gram1

,
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]

-gram2

,
a combining form of gram 1 : kilogram.

-gram3

,
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).

gram.

1. grammar.
2. grammatical.

gram

(grăm)
A unit of mass or weight in the metric system, equal to about 0.04 ounces. See Table at measurement.

gram

(g) A unit of mass or volume measurement. 1 g = 0.001 kg.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gram - a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram
metric weight unit, weight unit - a decimal unit of weight based on the gram
obolus - a Greek unit of weight equal to one tenth of a gram
carat - a unit of weight for precious stones = 200 mg
dag, decagram, dekagram, dkg - 10 grams
2.Gram - Danish physician and bacteriologist who developed a method of staining bacteria to distinguish among them (1853-1938)
Translations
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gram(me)

(grӕm) noun
the basic unit of weight in the metric system.

gram

جرام gram gram Gramm γραμμάριο gramo gramma gramme gram grammo グラム 그램 gram gram gram grama грамм gram น้ำหนักเป็นกรัม gram gam

gram

n. gramo, unidad de medida métrica equivalente a 15,432 gr. o 0.03527 oz. (averdupois).

gram

n gramo
References in classic literature ?
I could manage the gram well enough," said Sancho; "but for the mar I have neither leaning nor liking, for I don't know what it is; but leaving this matter of the government in God's hands, to send me wherever it may be most to his service, I may tell you, senor bachelor Samson Carrasco, it has pleased me beyond measure that the author of this history should have spoken of me in such a way that what is said of me gives no offence; for, on the faith of a true squire, if he had said anything about me that was at all unbecoming an old Christian, such as I am, the deaf would have heard of it.
There was no obvious questioning, nor figurings, nor dia- grams.
Whoever makes the real Gram Parsons had better do it right, or I'll be looking for them.
A food's saturated and trans fat shouldn't add up to more than 4 grams (more is considered "high") and should preferably be 1 gram or less (that's "low").
Makes 4 servings, each with 2 grams carbohydrate (1 gram net carbs), 1 gram fiber, 45 grams protein.
Whipped cream cheese slices off another half gram by replacing cream cheese with air.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER PRETZEL: 80 calories, 2 grams total fat, 0 milligrams cholesterol.
A bonus: they've got only half a gram of saturated fat and no trans fat.
Heinz One Carb Ketchup and Atkins Quick Quisine Ketch-A-Tomato each has only one gram of "net carbohydrates" per tablespoon because they're made with sucralose, a safe artificial sweetener, instead of sugar.
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER TABLESPOON: 104 calories; 12 grams total fat (7 grams saturated fat); 0 grams carbohydrate; 0 grams protein; 31 milligrams cholesterol; 18 milligrams sodium.
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING (STANDARD RECIPE): 282 calories; 10 grams fat; 4 grams protein; 45 grams carbohydrates; 49 milligrams cholesterol.