g (gram)
Symbol for gram, a unit of measurement of weight and mass in the metric system. In weight, a gram is equal to a thousandth of a kilogram. In mass, a gram is equal to a thousandth of a liter (one cubic centimeter) of water at 4 degrees centigrade. The word "gram" comes from the Late Latin "gramma" meaning a small weight via the French "gramme." The abbreviation for gram is gm.

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  • gram — A unit of weight in the metric or centesimal system, the equivalent of 15.432358 gr or 0.03527 avoirdupois ounce. * * * gram or chiefly Brit gramme gram n 1) a metric unit of mass equal to 1/1000 kilogram and nearly equal to the mass of one cubic …   Medical dictionary

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  • G — 1. g [ ʒe ] n. m. inv. ♦ Septième lettre et cinquième consonne de l alphabet : g majuscule (G), g minuscule (g). Prononc. Lettre qui, lorsqu elle est prononcée, note l occlusive vélaire sonore [ g ] devant a, o, u (gaga, fagot, déguster), devant… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • g — noun [C/U] I G [dʒiː] the seventh letter of the English alphabet II short form g gram …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Gram-positive bacteria — Gram positive bacteria, stained purple, of both the bacillus (“rod shaped”) and coccus (spherical) forms.  A few Gram negative bacteria are also present, stained pink.  Numbered ticks are eleven (11) microns apart. Gram positive… …   Wikipedia

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  • gram — [ gram ] n. m. inv. • 1897; de coloration de Gram, nom d un bactériologiste danois ♦ Biol. Méthode de coloration des microbes avec une solution à base d iode et d iodure de potassium. ⊗ HOM. Gramme. ● Gram nom masculin invariable Coloration de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • gram — grȁm m <N mn i, G grȃmā> DEFINICIJA fiz. jedinica mase, tisućiti dio kilograma (simbol g) SINTAGMA gram atom ([i]gram molekula, gram ekvivalent)[/i] stare jedinice za količinu tvari, sada su zamijenjene s molom; gram kalorija fiz. jedinica… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Gram — bezeichnet: Kummer oder Sorge Gram (Schwert), ein Schwert in der germanischen Mythologie Gram (Haderslev Kommune), einen Ort in Dänemark Gram Kommune, eine ehemalige Gemeinde in Dänemark Familiennamen: Andreas Gram (* 1955), deutscher Politiker… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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