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Meaning of “gram” in the English Dictionary

"gram" in British English

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gramnoun [C]

(UK also gramme) uk   us   /ɡræm/ (written abbreviation g, gm)
A2 a ​unit of ​massequal to 0.001 ​kilograms

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

"gram" in American English

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gramnoun [C]

 us   /ɡræm/ (abbreviation g)
a ​unit of ​measurement of ​weightequal to 0.001 ​kilogram
(Definition of gram from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"gram" in Business English

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gramnoun [C]

(also gramme) uk   us   /ɡræm/ ( written abbreviation g, also gr, also gm, also grm) MEASURES
a basic ​unit of ​weight in the ​metricsystem: The fireworks contain a few grams of gunpowder.a/per gram The ​firms are ​paying up to $45,000 ​per gram to ​placeplants 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…
in Indonesian gram…
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