Meaning | A decimal unit of weight based on the gram. |
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Synonym | metric weight unit |
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Part of | metric system | A decimal system of weights and measures based on the meter and the kilogram and the second |
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Narrower | carat | A unit of weight for precious stones = 200 mg |
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centner | In some European countries |

decigram, dg | 1/10 gram |

dekagram, decagram, dkg, dag | 10 grams |

grain, metric grain | A weight unit used for pearls or diamonds |

gram, gramme, gm, g | A metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram |

gram atom, gram-atomic weight | The quantity of an element whose weight in grams is numerically equal to the atomic weight of the element |

gram molecule, mole, mol | The molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams |

hectogram, hg | 100 grams |

hundredweight, metric hundredweight, doppelzentner, centner | A unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms |

kilogram, kg, kilo | One thousand grams |

metric ton, MT, tonne, t | A unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms |

microgram, mcg | One millionth (1/1,000,000) gram |

milligram, mg | One thousandth (1/1,000) gram |

myriagram, myg | One ten thousandth of a centner |

nanogram, ng | One billionth (1/1,000,000,000) gram |

quintal | A unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms |

Broader | mass unit | A unit of measurement for mass |
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metric unit, metric | A decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds) |

Spanish | unidad de peso |
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Catalan | unitat de pes |
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