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abbr. g, unit of massmass,
in physics, the quantity of matter in a body regardless of its volume or of any forces acting on it. The term should not be confused with weight, which is the measure of the force of gravity (see gravitation) acting on a body.
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 equal to 0.001 kilogramkilogram,
abbr. kg, fundamental unit of mass in the metric system, defined as the mass of the International Prototype Kilogram, a platinum-iridium cylinder kept at Sèvres, France, near Paris.
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, the basic unit of mass in the metric systemmetric system,
system of weights and measures planned in France and adopted there in 1799; it has since been adopted by most of the technologically developed countries of the world.
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. The gram is the unit of mass in the cgs systemcgs system,
system of units of measurement based on the metric system and having the centimeter of length, the gram of mass, and the second of time as its fundamental units. Other cgs units are the dyne of force and the erg of work or energy.
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. It is approximately equal to 0.035 avoirdupois ounce, or 0.0022 pound; a 1-pound mass equals about 453.6 grams.


A unit of mass equal to one thousandth of a kilogram.


The unit of mass in the centimeter-gram-second system of units, equal to 0.001 kilogram. Abbreviated g; gm.


belonged to Sigmund; broken by Odin. [Norse Lit.: Volsung Saga]
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a metric unit of mass equal to one thousandth of a kilogram. It is equivalent to 15.432 grains or 0.002 205 pounds.


1. any of several leguminous plants, such as the beans Phaseolus mungo (black gram or urd) and P. aureus (green gram), whose seeds are used as food in India
2. the seed of any of these plants


An extension of BNF used by the SIS compiler generator.

["SIS - Semantics Implementation System", P.D. Mosses, TR DAIMI MD-30, Aarhus U, Denmark].
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The text also contains a more long-term objective: 135 grammes of CO2 per kilometre by 2020.
The 10 gramme coin of 24 karat purity and 999 fineness is available at ` 28,850 ( excluding VAT and other taxes).
97 grammes, 11 ecstasy tablets in grip seal bags, five packs of ketamine and just under three-and-a-half grammes of skunk or herbal cannabis.
Similarly, prices of 22-carat touched Dh214 per gramme in the morning session and returned to Dh211.
On August 2, staff at the Mount Pleasant sorting office in London examined a package destined for Harrison's address and discovered six grammes of pink powder in five separate plastic bags.
Vu leurs caracteristiques specifiques, les pieces commemoratives n'ont pas fait l'objet de reevaluation au prix du marche et sont demeurees valorisees au cours officiel de 0,6498475 dinars pour 1 gramme d'or fin.
We are offering this proA[degrees] gramme in cooperation with two of the most renowned uniA[degrees] versities in the world.
In the car police found just over 30 grammes of cocaine with a street value of PS1,500 and another batch of 26 grammes worth around PS1,350.
Similarly, prices of 22-carat touched Dh213 per gramme in the morning session and returned to Dh211.
oWe reckon it will touch Dh200 a gramme by mid-2011 (from the current Dh130 plus range),o said Tomy Joseph, general manager for marketing and business development, Joyalukkas.
He said that the vendors were buying gold at the wholesale rate of QR106 per gramme to sell it later at QR125 per gramme in the retail market.
25 for a box which weighed a substantial 300g on my in-car scales they are, gramme for gramme, much pricier than your average chippy.