Definition of Gram

1. Noun. A metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram.

Exact synonyms: G, Gm, Gramme
Generic synonyms: Metric Weight Unit, Weight Unit
Terms within: Obolus, Carat
Group relationships: Dag, Decagram, Dekagram, Dkg



2. Noun. Danish physician and bacteriologist who developed a method of staining bacteria to distinguish among them (1853-1938).
Exact synonyms: Hans C. J. Gram
Generic synonyms: Bacteriologist

Definition of Gram

1. a. Angry.

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

3. n. The unit of weight in the metric system. It was intended to be exactly, and is very nearly, equivalent to the weight in a vacuum of one cubic centimeter of pure water at its maximum density. It is equal to 15.432 grains. See Grain, n., 4.

Definition of Gram

1. Noun. A unit of mass equal to one-thousandth of a kilogram. Symbol: g ¹

2. Noun. A group of leguminous plants that are grown for their seeds. ¹

3. Noun. The seeds of these plants. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gram

1. a unit of mass and weight [n -S]

Medical Definition of Gram

1. A gram is the unit of measurement used to measure mass in the metric system. It is equal to the mass of one millilitre (one thousandth of a litre) of water at the temperature where water has the highest density (4 degrees C). (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gram

graithing
graithly
graiths
grakle
grakles
grallae
grallatores
grallatorial
grallatory
grallic
gralline
gralloch
gralloched
gralloching
grallochs
gram (current term)
gram-atomic weight
gram-centimeter
gram-ion
gram-meter
gram-molecular weight
gram-molecule
gram-negative
gram-negative aerobic bacteria
gram-negative aerobic rods and cocci
gram-negative anaerobic bacteria
gram-negative anaerobic cocci
gram-negative bacteria
gram-negative bacterial infections
gram-negative chemolithotrophic bacteria

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