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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  -gram  \-gram\  [Gr.  ?  a  thing  drawn  or  written,  a  letter,  fr 
  gra`fein  to  draw,  write.  See  {Graphic.}] 
  A  suffix  indicating  something  drawn  or  written,  a  drawing, 
  writing;  --  as  monogram,  telegram,  chronogram. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gram  \Gram\,  a.  [AS.  gram;  akin  to  E.  grim.  [root]35.] 
  Angry.  [Obs.]  --Havelok,  the  Dane. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gram  \Gram\,  n.  [Pg.  gr?o  grain.  See  {Grain.}]  (Bot.) 
  The  East  Indian  name  of  the  chick-pea  ({Cicer  arietinum})  and 
  its  seeds;  also  other  similar  seeds  there  used  for  food. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gram  \Gram\,  Gramme  \Gramme\,  n.  [F.  gramme,  from  Gr  ?  that 
  which  is  written,  a  letter,  a  small  weight,  fr  ?  to  write. 
  See  {Graphic.}] 
  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. 
 
  {Gram  degree},  or  {Gramme  degree}  (Physics),  a  unit  of  heat, 
  being  the  amount  of  heat  necessary  to  raise  the 
  temperature  of  one  gram  of  pure  water  one  degree 
  centigrade. 
 
  {Gram  equivalent}  (Electrolysis),  that  quantity  of  the  metal 
  which  will  replace  one  gram  of  hydrogen. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gram 
  n  :  a  metric  unit  of  weight  equal  to  one  thousandth  of  a 
  kilogram  [syn:  {gramme},  {gm},  {g}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  GRAM 
 
  An  extension  of  {BNF}  used  by  the  {SIS}  compiler  generator. 
 
  ["SIS  -  Semantics  Implementation  System",  P.D.  Mosses,  TR 
  DAIMI  MD-30,  Aarhus  U,  Denmark]. 
 
  (1995-01-23) 
 
 




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