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Definition of "gram" []

  • A metric unit of mass equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a kilogram. See Table at measurement. (noun)
  • Any of several plants, such as the chickpea, bearing seeds widely used as food in tropical Asia. (noun)
  • The seeds of such a plant. (noun)
  • Informal A grandmother. (noun)
  • A metric unit of mass equal to one thousandth of a kilogram. It is equivalent to 15.432 grains or 0.002 205 pounds (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A metric unit of mass equal to one thousandth of a kilogram. It is equivalent to 15.432 grains or 0.002 205 pounds (noun)

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Use "gram" in a sentence
  • "As little as 1 gram is toxic to dogs that weigh approximately 20 pounds."
  • "Toby essentially says everything that I've been thinking about the current fuss over yet another bile-o-gram from the editor of Helix, this one sent in a "professional" capacity."
  • "Pakoda are vegetables covered in gram flour batter and then deep fried, known more commonly in the states as “pakora”"