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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gram, gramme, gm, g(noun)

    a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram

  2. Gram, Hans C. J. Gram(noun)

    Danish physician and bacteriologist who developed a method of staining bacteria to distinguish among them (1853-1938)

Wiktionary

  1. gram(Noun)

    A group of leguminous plants that are grown for their seeds.

  2. gram(Noun)

    The seeds of these plants.

  3. Origin: Germanic *.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gram(adj)

    angry

  2. Gram(noun)

    the East Indian name of the chick-pea (Cicer arietinum) and its seeds; also, other similar seeds there used for food

  3. Gram(noun)

    alt. of Gramme

  4. Origin: [Pg. gro grain. See Grain.]

Freebase

  1. Gram

    The gram is a metric system unit of mass. Originally defined as "the absolute weight of a volume of pure water equal to the cube of the hundredth part of a metre, and at the temperature of melting ice", a gram is now defined as one one-thousandth of the SI base unit, the kilogram, or 1×10^−3 kg, which itself is defined as being equal to the mass of a physical prototype preserved by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sean Boyd:

    The easy stuff's been found now. You look at the industry average, gold grade is a little over one gram per ton, and so the gold reports in minute particles and as a result of that you're having to move much more rock than you used to, to get the same amount of gold.

  2. David Hammond:

    We are trying to make a link between the high sugar content and the calories and the actual downstream outcomes [of sugary drinks]. You can say that something has 18 or 24 grams of sugar, but most people have no clue what a gram is, [Health warning labels] provide an extra layer of information that people can understand.

  3. Professor Richard Sanders:

    If we can get the density of this instrument just right, it will sit neither sinking nor floating. Now that's easy to say but it's actually a considerable challenge to do... They weigh about 100 kilograms and we need to ballast them to approximately better than one gram. So that's a considerable challenge. The way that we do that is by putting them in tanks of water... and adding weights until they're just sinking; at which point we know they have the same density as the water that they're sitting in.

  4. P. J. O'Rourke:

    When it comes to taking chances, some people like to play poker or shoot dice; other people prefer to parachute jump, go rhino hunting, or climb ice floes, while still others engage in crime or marriage. But I like to get drunk and drive like a fool. Name me, if you can, a better feeling than the one you get when you're half a bottle of Chivas in the bag with a gram of coke up your nose, and a teen-age lovely pulling off her tube top in the next seat over while you're going a hundred miles an hour down a suburban sidestreet. You'd have to watch the entire Mexican air force crash-land in a liquid petroleum gas storage facility to match this kind of thrill. If you ever have much more fun than that, you'll die of pure sensory overload, I'm here to tell you.

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