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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Gram \Gram\, Gramme \Gramme\ (gr[a^]m), n. [F. gramme, from Gr.
     gra`mma that which is written, a letter, a small weight, fr.
     gra`fein to write. See {Graphic.}]
     The unit of mass or 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.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     {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.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  -gram \-gram\ (-gr[a^]m). [Gr. gra`mma 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.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Gram \Gram\ (gr[a^]m), a. [AS. gram; akin to E. grim. [root]35.]
     Angry. [Obs.] --Havelok, the Dane.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Gram \Gram\, n. [Pg. gr[~a]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.
     Gram

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Mung \Mung\ (m[u^]ng), n. [Hind. m[=u]ng.] (Bot.)
     Green gram, a kind of legume (pulse) ({Vigna radiata} syn.
     {Phaseolus aureus}, syn. {Phaseolus Mungo}), grown for food
     in British India; called also {gram}, {mung bean}, {Chinese
     mung bean}, and {green-seeded mung bean}. It is an erect,
     bushy annual producing edible green or yellow seeds, and
     edible pods and young sprouts. --Balfour (Cyc. of India).
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

  gram
       n 1: a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a
            kilogram [syn: {gramme}, {gm}, {g}]
       2: Danish physician and bacteriologist who developed a method
          of staining bacteria to distinguish among them (1853-1938)
          [syn: {Hans C. J. Gram}]

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (27 SEP 03) [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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