gram, gramme, gm, g(noun)
a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram
Gram, Hans C. J. Gram(noun)
Danish physician and bacteriologist who developed a method of staining bacteria to distinguish among them (1853-1938)
A group of leguminous plants that are grown for their seeds.
The seeds of these plants.
Origin: Germanic *.
the East Indian name of the chick-pea (Cicer arietinum) and its seeds; also, other similar seeds there used for food
alt. of Gramme
Origin: [Pg. gro grain. See Grain.]
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
gram, n. (Rossetti) misery.—Also Grame. [A.S. grama, anger.]
gram, n. a word used in commerce for chick peas exported from British India. [Anglo-Ind., perh. from Port, grão—L. granum, a grain.]
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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The numerical value of Gram in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Gram in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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- جرام, غرامArabic
- gramCatalan, Valencian
- ग्राम, चनाHindi
- GrammLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- gram, грамSerbo-Croatian
- geramoSouthern Sotho
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