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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.

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gram

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

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