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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]
See: Sword


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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Amy's Mushroom and Olive Pizza: Total fat, 9 grams; trans fat, 0 grams; saturated fat, 3 grams
For the waistline-conscious diner, Cedarlane's Low-Fat Garden Vegetable Lasagna has the lowest number of calories, carbohydrates and fat grams.
But that's 9 grams out of each 130-gram slice of pizza (a sixth of a DiGiorno pie) Most of the rest is water, refined flour, cheese, and tomato paste.
Shredded wheat, with six grams of fiber and zero sugar per serving, clearly deserves a Best Bite.
Try to eat (or drink) an additional 50 to 100 grams of carbohydrates every two hours until your next full meal.
Taco Bell already offers several menu items that contain zero grams of trans fat, including Gordita Baja([R]) - Chicken, Gordita Baja([R]) - Steak and Gordita Supreme([R]) - Chicken.
The Wrapped Tenderloin with Gorgonzola-Mushroom Gravy, for example, offers each lucky diner 1,130 calories, 34 grams of saturated fat, and 9 grams of trans.
21 Grams offers postal management services to corporate customers by leveraging its technology leadership in postage optimisation, in combination with its unique set of knowledge and experience of post, print and document management software.
In contrast, Lean Cuisine Roasted Vegetable Pizza, which weighs the same and also serves one, goes easy on the cheese, so it ends up with no trans and just 1 1/2 grams of sat fat.
5-ounce package for a total of 220 calories, 11 grams total fat (0 trans fat; 5 grams saturated fat), 180 milligrams sodium, 25 grams carbohydrate and 4 grams protein.
And it will cost you only about 150 calories, 1 1/2 grams of saturated fat, and some 350 milligrams of sodium.