Associations to the word «Gram»


GRAM, noun. A unit of mass equal to one-thousandth of a kilogram. Symbol: g
GRAM, noun. A group of leguminous plants that are grown for their seeds. pulses.
GRAM, noun. (uncountable) The seeds of these plants.
GRAM, noun. Grandmother
GRAM, adjective. (obsolete) angry
GRAM, noun. (US) Misspelling of graham.
GRAM, proper noun. A surname​.
GRAM, proper noun. A town in Denmark
GRAM ATOM, noun. (chemistry) The amount of an element whose mass in grams is that of its atomic weight
GRAM CALORIE, noun. The amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of a gram of water by a degree centigrade: a unit of measure of energy.
GRAM CALORIES, noun. Plural of gram calorie
GRAM EQUIVALENT, noun. (chemistry) the amount of a substance, in grams, that is numerically equivalent to its equivalent weight
GRAM EQUIVALENTS, noun. Plural of gram equivalent
GRAM MOLECULE, noun. (chemistry) The amount of a compound whose mass in grams is that of its molecular weight; a mole
GRAM STAINING, noun. Gram's method of distinguishing the two main groups of bacteria

Dictionary definition

GRAM, noun. A metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram.
GRAM, noun. Danish physician and bacteriologist who developed a method of staining bacteria to distinguish among them (1853-1938).

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