HyperDic: gram

English > 2 senses of the word gram / Gram:
NOUNquantitygram, gramme, gm, ga metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram
person Gram, Hans C. J. GramDanish physician and bacteriologist who developed a method of staining bacteria to distinguish among them (1853-1938)
gram / Gram > pronunciation
Soundsgrae'm
RhymesAbraham ... yam: 73 rhymes with aem...
English > gram: 2 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram.
Synonymsgramme, gm, g
Part ofdekagram, decagram, dkg, dag10 grams
PartscaratA unit of weight for precious stones = 200 mg
obolusA Greek unit of weight equal to one tenth of a gram
Broadermetric weight unit, weight unitA decimal unit of weight based on the gram
Spanishgm, g, gram, gramo, gr
Catalangm, g, gram, gr
English > Gram: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningDanish physician and bacteriologist who developed a method of staining bacteria to distinguish among them (1853-1938).
SynonymHans C. J. Gram
Instance ofbacteriologistA biologist who studies bacteria

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