A unit of weight that is equivalent to 1/1000 of a kilogram. A gram is also the weight of one milliliter of water at 4C. One U.S. pound contains 453.5 grams.
Synonyms and Related Terms
g; gm; Gramm (Deut.); gramme (Fr.);
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Thomas Gregory, The Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Reinhold Publishing, New York, 3rd ed., 1942
- Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
- The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998