Gramme degree
Gram Gram, Gramme Gramme, n. [F. gramme, from Gr. ? that which is written, a letter, a small weight, fr. ? to write. See {Graphic.}] The unit of 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. [1913 Webster]

{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 centigrade.

{Gram equivalent} (Electrolysis), that quantity of the metal which will replace one gram of hydrogen. [1913 Webster]


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  • Gramme — Gram Gram, Gramme Gramme, n. [F. gramme, from Gr. ? that which is written, a letter, a small weight, fr. ? to write. See {Graphic.}] The unit of weight in the metric system. It was intended to be exactly, and is very nearly, equivalent to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gram degree — Gram Gram, Gramme Gramme, n. [F. gramme, from Gr. ? that which is written, a letter, a small weight, fr. ? to write. See {Graphic.}] The unit of weight in the metric system. It was intended to be exactly, and is very nearly, equivalent to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gram — Gram, Gramme Gramme, n. [F. gramme, from Gr. ? that which is written, a letter, a small weight, fr. ? to write. See {Graphic.}] The unit of weight in the metric system. It was intended to be exactly, and is very nearly, equivalent to the weight… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gram equivalent — Gram Gram, Gramme Gramme, n. [F. gramme, from Gr. ? that which is written, a letter, a small weight, fr. ? to write. See {Graphic.}] The unit of weight in the metric system. It was intended to be exactly, and is very nearly, equivalent to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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