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gramnoun [C]

UK also gramme uk   /ɡræm/ us   /ɡræm/ written abbreviation g, gm
A2 a unit of mass equal to 0.001 kilograms

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(Definition of gram from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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gramnoun [C]

us   /ɡræm/ abbreviation g
a unit of measurement of weight equal to 0.001 kilogram
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gramnoun [C]

also gramme uk   /ɡræm/ us   written abbreviation g, also gr, also gm, also grm MEASURES
a basic unit of weight in the metric system: The fireworks contain a few grams of gunpowder.a/per gram The firms are paying up to $45,000 per gram to place plants aboard satellites.
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(Definition of gram from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gram”
in Korean (무게의 단위)그램…
in Arabic جِرام…
in Malaysian gram…
in Russian грамм…
in Chinese (Traditional) (質量單位)克…
in Italian grammo…
in Turkish gram…
in Polish gram…
in Spanish gramo…
in Vietnamese gam…
in Portuguese grama…
in Thai หน่วยชั่งน้ำหนักเป็นกรัม…
in Catalan gram…
in Japanese グラム(重さの単位。1グラム= 0.001キログラム)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (质量单位)克…
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