Synonyms and Antonyms for gram-calorie

1. gram calorie (n.)

unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure

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2. Gram-negative (adj.)

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

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3. Gram-positive (adj.)

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

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4. gram-atomic weight (n.)

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

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5. calorie-free (adj.)

having relatively few calories

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6. calorie (n.)

unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure

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7. Calorie (n.)

a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy-producing potential in food

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8. gram (n.)

a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram

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9. Gram (n.)

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

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