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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Read MoreAt 46:

    It's so easy to get, i get a gram for $60 and sell it for $110.

  2. Matcha Mylkbar co-owner Mark Filippelli:

    It is such a powerful antioxidant that one gram of it every day has a huge( health) benefit.

  3. Sarah Goldstein:

    After the Golden Globes she was asked not to return due to job performance issues. Ms. Gram-Moreno filed her legal claim after her request for a financial settlement was turned down.

  4. Matcha Mylkbar co-owner Mark Filippelli:

    The average daily cost of one gram( of algae) is over $ 3 so that’s why we’re charging $ 8, a lot of people will just come and try something new... we’ve had some customers who have come back and had it every day.

  5. 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.

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