Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Chiefly British Variant of gram1.

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  • n. gram (unit of mass)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as gram the weight.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See gram.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram

Etymologies

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Examples

  • His ambition will be to show "how the drug trade affects somebody not involved in it; somebody who? like me? has never seen a gramme of coke in his life."

    A life in writing: Juan Gabriel Vásquez

  • I aim to show how the drug trade affects somebody not involved in it, somebody who? like me? has never seen a gramme of coke in his life

    A life in writing: Juan Gabriel Vásquez

  • In the second case, a 30-year-old British national of Pakistani origin, identified as Z.I.A. was caught with 0.35 gramme of marijuana on his arrival at the Dubai International Airport on November 22, 2007.

    Cucumber Sandwich. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • A search of his pockets revealed marijuana and cannabis plant seeds weighing 0.45 gramme.

    Cucumber Sandwich. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • The price of one 575 gramme tube starts at £3.90, although the price can vary hugely depending on the rarity of the ingredients.

    Yay for online muesli! | Diane Duane's weblog: "Out of Ambit"

  • Tonight was what thy called a worldcast, meaning that the same pro - gramme was being viddied by everybody in the world that wanted to, that being mostly the middle-aged middle-class lewdies.

    Where's the show?

  • Now, you swallow two or three half-gramme tablets, and there you are.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Or even more interestingly, SMS Technology Australia have just released this month a real wristwatch-sized mobile phone, the rather uninspiringly-named M500 with MP3, video, BlueTooth and Java all stuffed into a 60 gramme package.

    Checking time by wristwatch or by mobile?

  • The closest terms are cartogram (a map showing statistics geographically) - from the French carte and gramme; cartographer (one that makes maps), and cartography (the science or art of making maps) again referencing the french word carte card, map + graphie - more at CARD.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • I recently met a group of ladies from Nicaragua on an exchange pro gramme to India and all of them spoke for their need for clothes.

    GOONJ PROJECT: Textile Recycling Initiative in New Delhi | Inhabitat

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