Myriagram
Myriagram Myr"i*a*gram, Myriagramme Myr"i*a*gramme, n. [F. myriagramme. See {Myria-}, and 3d {Gram}.] A metric weight, consisting of ten thousand grams or ten kilograms. It is equal to 22.046 lbs. avoirdupois. [1913 Webster]

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  • myriagram — (myg)    a metric unit of mass equal to 10 000 grams or 10 kilograms (about 22.046 pounds). Although it is considered obsolete now, the myriagram was a useful unit comparable to the English quarter or Spanish arroba …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • myriagram — noun one ten thousandth of a centner • Syn: ↑myg • Hypernyms: ↑metric weight unit, ↑weight unit • Part Holonyms: ↑centner • Part Meronyms: ↑kilogram …   Useful english dictionary

  • Myriagramme — Myriagram Myr i*a*gram, Myriagramme Myr i*a*gramme, n. [F. myriagramme. See {Myria }, and 3d {Gram}.] A metric weight, consisting of ten thousand grams or ten kilograms. It is equal to 22.046 lbs. avoirdupois. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • myriagramme — myriagram(me, litre etc.: see myria …   Useful english dictionary

  • myria- — a combining form meaning 10,000, used esp. in the names of metric units equal to 10,000 of the unit denoted by the base word: myriagram; myriameter. [comb. form repr. Gk myriás ten thousand; see MYRIAD] * * * …   Universalium

  • myria- — aff. a combining form meaning “10,000,” used esp. in the names of metric units equal to 10,000 of the unit denoted by the base word: myriagram; myriameter[/ex] • Etymology: comb. form repr. Gk mȳriás ten thousand …   From formal English to slang

  • myg —    see myriagram …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • centner — noun 1. a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms • Syn: ↑hundredweight, ↑metric hundredweight, ↑doppelzentner • Hypernyms: ↑metric weight unit, ↑weight unit • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • kg — abbr. (in the UK) Knight of the Order of the Garter. * * * noun one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d Unites a kilogram is approximately 2.2 pounds • Syn: ↑kilogram, ↑kilo • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • metric weight unit — noun a decimal unit of weight based on the gram • Syn: ↑weight unit • Hypernyms: ↑mass unit, ↑metric unit, ↑metric • Hyponyms: ↑microgram, ↑mcg, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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