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gram

 (g) [gram]
a unit of mass in the SI system; one thousandth of a kilogram. (See also Table of Weights and Measures in the Appendix and si units.)

gram (g),

(gram), Avoid the incorrect abbreviations g., gm, and Gm.
A unit of weight in the metric or centesimal system, the equivalent of 15.432358 gr or 0.03527 avoirdupois ounce.

gram

(g) (gram) a unit of mass in the SI system; one thousandth of a kilogram.

gram (g, gm)

Etymology: L, gramma, small weight
a unit of mass in the metric system equal to 1/1000 kilogram, 15.432 grains, and 0.0353 ounce avoirdupois. 453.6 g = 1 lb. The preferred abbreviation is g.

–gram

Vox populi The root form for something produced in a graphic format. See Angiogram, Nettergram, Scan.

gram

(g) (gram)
A unit of weight in the metric or centesimal system, the equivalent of 15.432358 grains or 0.03527 avoirdupois ounce.

gram

(g) (gram)
A unit of weight in the metric or centesimal system, the equivalent of 15.432358 gr or 0.03527 avoirdupois oz.

gram (Gm, g),

n the basic unit of mass of the metric system. Equivalent to 15.432 gr.

gram

1. the basic unit of mass (weight) of the metric system, being the equivalent of 15.432 grains; symbol g, sometimes abbreviated gm. See also Table 4.2 and si units.
2. see gram's stain.
3. see chickpea.

gram atomic weight
the same numerically as the atomic weight of an element but expressed in grams.
gram molecular weight
the same numerically as the molecular weight of the substance but expressed in grams.

Patient discussion about gram

Q. I get about 190 grams of protein a day. Is that too much protein? Have you ever seen a guy living only for food? No? Here I am. I get about 190 grams of protein a day. Is that too much protein? My weight is 183 pounds.

A. this is a good amount, just make sure that you get the majority of it from real foods and not from powders and bars.

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Well, look at that," said Gramma Susie, placing her arm alongside that of Marivic.
I'm walking up a side street on my way to Gramma Lou's when I spot her on the corner of Ashland Avenue, a block away from the house.
White Gramma makes quick looks from side-to-side, arms crossed and feet apart.
SG: Well, in Sgili, I took some of the stories Gramma gave me and some others that elders gave me, and I kind of just wove them all together to make one book.
Angela was reared there by Gramma Marie after the death of Angela's mother, Dominique, whose truncated life was shredded by mental instability of--dark hints suggest--mysterious origin.
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But, when she visits Gramma Lila in Florida she realizes life, and the people in it, are many hued.
anagram Greek anagrammatismos, a derivative of anagrammatizeinto transpose letters so as to form an anagram, from anaup + gramma letter
Gramma may not have liked having a gun in her house, her being a Christian woman and all, but somewhere she understood that all the praying in the world could not change the world.
My Gramma kept an old steamer trunk filled with granny squares.
One day while preparing everything for their mom's return from work, as she reaches for Gramma Emmeline's china teapot on the top shelf, she slips on a crayon and drops the teapot just as momma walks in.