What does Gram mean?

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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)


  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)


  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.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gram

    gram, n. (Rossetti) misery.—Also Grame. [A.S. grama, anger.]

  2. Gram

    gram, n. a word used in commerce for chick peas exported from British India. [Anglo-Ind., perh. from Port, grão—L. granum, a grain.]

  3. Gram

    Gramme, gram, n. the unit of mass in the metric system, equal to 15.432 troy grains. [Fr.,—L.,—Gr. gramma, a letter, a small weight.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gram in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gram in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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