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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Gram \Gram\, Gramme \Gramme\ (gr[a^]m), n. [F. gramme, from Gr.
gra`mma that which is written, a letter, a small weight, fr.
gra`fein to write. See Graphic.]
The unit of mass or weight in the metric system. It was
intended to be exactly, and is very nearly, equivalent to the
weight in a vacuum of one cubic centimeter of pure water at
its maximum density. It is equal to 15.432 grains. See
Grain, n., 4.
Gram degree, or Gramme degree (Physics), a unit of heat,
being the amount of heat necessary to raise the
temperature of one gram of pure water one degree
Gram equivalent (Electrolysis), that quantity of the metal
which will replace one gram of hydrogen.
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