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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