|n.||1.||(Bot.) The East Indian name of the chick-pea (Cicer arietinum) and its seeds; also, other similar seeds there used for food.|
|1.||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, |
|Noun||1.||gram - a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram|
|2.||Gram - Danish physician and bacteriologist who developed a method of staining bacteria to distinguish among them (1853-1938)|
Synonyms: Hans C. J. Gram
a unit of weight in the metric system. An ounce equals 28 grams. In some meal plans for people with diabetes, the suggested amounts of food are given in grams. One slice of bread has 15 grams of carbohydrate.
|GRAM - An extension of BNF used by the SIS compiler generator.|
["SIS - Semantics Implementation System", P.D. Mosses, TR DAIMI MD-30, Aarhus U, Denmark].