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1. gram

noun. ['ˈgræm'] a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram.

Synonyms

  • metric weight unit
  • gramme
  • gm
  • dekagram
  • dag
  • weight unit
  • decagram
  • obolus
  • g
  • carat

Etymology

  • gramme (French)
  • γραμμάριον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word gram


1. Noun, singular or mass
One gram of carbohydrate is equal to four calories so divide your range of calories by four.

2. Adjective
You can calculate gram weight from the given molarity of the solution using the formula MW X molarity.

2. Gram-negative

adjective. (of bacteria) being of or relating to a bacterium that does not retain the violet stain used in Gram's method.

Synonyms

  • negative

Antonyms

  • supportive
  • neutral

3. Gram-positive

adjective. (of bacteria) being or relating to a bacterium that retains the violet stain used in Gram's method.

Synonyms

  • confirming

Antonyms

  • neutral
  • pessimistic

4. gram-atomic_weight

noun. the quantity of an element whose weight in grams is numerically equal to the atomic weight of the element.

Synonyms

  • gram atom
  • weight unit

5. Gram

noun. Danish physician and bacteriologist who developed a method of staining bacteria to distinguish among them (1853-1938).

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