Acromonogrammatic - (a.) Having each verse begin with the same letter as
that with which the preceding verse ends.
Agrammatist - (n.) A illiterate person.
Anagram - (n.) Literally, the letters of a word read backwards, but in
its usual wider sense, the change or one word or phrase into another by
the transposition of its letters. Thus Galenus becomes angelus; William
Noy (attorney-general to Charles I., and a laborious man) may be turned
into I moyl in law.
Anagram - (v. t.) To anagrammatize.
Anagrammatic - (a.) Alt. of Anagrammatical
Anagrammatical - (a.) Pertaining to, containing, or making, an anagram.
Anagrammatism - (n.) The act or practice of making anagrams.
Anagrammatist - (n.) A maker anagrams.
Anagrammatize - (v. t.) To transpose, as the letters of a word, so as to
form an anagram.
Anemogram - (n.) A record made by an anemograph.
Cablegram - (n.) A message sent by a submarine telegraphic cable.
Centigram - (n.) Alt. of Centigramme
Centigramme - (n.) The hundredth part of a gram; a weight equal to .15432
of a grain. See Gram.
Chronogram - (n.) An inscription in which certain numeral letters, made
to appear specially conspicuous, on being added together, express a
particular date or epoch, as in the motto of a medal struck by Gustavus
Adolphus in 1632: ChrIstVs DVX; ergo trIVMphVs.- the capitals of which
give, when added as numerals, the sum 1632.
Chronogram - (n.) The record or inscription made by a chronograph.
Chronogrammatic - (a.) Alt. of Chronogrammatical
Chronogrammatical - (a.) Belonging to a chronogram, or containing one.
Chronogrammatist - (n.) A writer of chronograms.
Cryptogram - (n.) A cipher writing. Same as Cryptograph.
Decagram - (n.) Alt. of Decagramme
Decagramme - (n.) A weight of the metric system; ten grams, equal to
about 154.32 grains avoirdupois.
Decigram - (n.) Alt. of Decigramme
Decigramme - (n.) A weight in the metric system; one tenth of a gram,
equal to 1.5432 grains avoirdupois.
Dekagram - (n.) Same as Decagram.
Diagram - (n.) A figure or drawing made to illustrate a statement, or
facilitate a demonstration; a plan.
Diagram - (n.) Any simple drawing made for mathematical or scientific
purposes, or to assist a verbal explanation which refers to it; a
mechanical drawing, as distinguished from an artistical one.
Diagram - (v. t.) To put into the form of a diagram.
Diagrammatic - (a.) Pertaining to, or of the nature of, a diagram;
showing by diagram.
Digram - (n.) A digraph.
Epigram - (n.) A short poem treating concisely and pointedly of a single
thought or event. The modern epigram is so contrived as to surprise the
reader with a witticism or ingenious turn of thought, and is often
satirical in character.
Epigram - (n.) An effusion of wit; a bright thought tersely and sharply
expressed, whether in verse or prose.
Epigram - (n.) The style of the epigram.
Epigrammatic - () Alt. of Epigrammatical
Epigrammatical - () Writing epigrams; dealing in epigrams; as, an
Epigrammatical - () Suitable to epigrams; belonging to epigrams; like an
epigram; pointed; piquant; as, epigrammatic style, wit, or sallies of
Epigrammatically - (adv.) In the way of epigram; in an epigrammatic
Epigrammatist - (n.) One who composes epigrams, or makes use of them.
Epigrammatized - (imp. & p. p.) of Epigrammatize
Epigrammatizing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Epigrammatize
Epigrammatize - (v. t.) To represent by epigrams; to express by epigrams.
Epigrammatizer - (n.) One who writes in an affectedly pointed style.
Epigrammist - (n.) An epigrammatist.
-gram - () A suffix indicating something drawn or written, a drawing,
writing; -- as, monogram, telegram, chronogram.
Gramme - (n.) 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, n., 4.
Grama grass - () The name of several kinds of pasture grasses found in
the Western United States, esp. the Bouteloua oligostachya.
Gramarye - (n.) Necromancy; magic.
Gramashes - (n. pl.) Gaiters reaching to the knee; leggings.
Grame - (a.) Anger; wrath; scorn.
Grame - (a.) Sorrow; grief; misery.
Gramercy - (interj.) A word formerly used to express thankfulness, with
surprise; many thanks.
Graminaceous - (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the grasses;
gramineous; as, graminaceous plants.
Gramineal - (a.) Gramineous.
Gramineous - (a.) Like, Or pertaining to, grass. See Grass, n., 2.
Graminifolious - (a.) Bearing leaves resembling those of grass.
Graminivorous - (a.) Feeding or subsisting on grass, and the like food;
-- said of horses, cattle, and other animals.
Grammalogue - (n.) Literally, a letter word; a word represented by a
logogram; as, it, represented by |, that is, t. pitman.
Grammar - (n.) The science which treats of the principles of language;
the study of forms of speech, and their relations to one another; the
art concerned with the right use aud application of the rules of a
language, in speaking or writing.
Grammar - (n.) The art of speaking or writing with correctness or
according to established usage; speech considered with regard to the
rules of a grammar.
Grammar - (n.) A treatise on the principles of language; a book
containing the principles and rules for correctness in speaking or
Grammar - (n.) treatise on the elements or principles of any science; as,
a grammar of geography.
Grammar - (v. i.) To discourse according to the rules of grammar; to use
Grammarian - (n.) One versed in grammar, or the construction of
languages; a philologist.
Grammarian - (n.) One who writes on, or teaches, grammar.
Grammarianism - (n.) The principles, practices, or peculiarities of
Grammarless - (a.) Without grammar.
Grammates - (n. pl.) Rudiments; first principles, as of grammar.
Grammatic - (a.) Grammatical.
Grammatical - (a.) Of or pertaining to grammar; of the nature of grammar;
as, a grammatical rule.
Grammatical - (a.) According to the rules of grammar; grammatically
correct; as, the sentence is not grammatical; the construction is not
Grammaticaster - (n.) A petty grammarian; a grammatical pedant or
Grammatication - (n.) A principle of grammar; a grammatical rule.
Grammaticism - (n.) A point or principle of grammar.
Grammaticized - (imp. & p. p.) of Grammaticize
Grammaticizing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Grammaticize
Grammaticize - (v. t.) To render grammatical.
Grammatist - (n.) A petty grammarian.
Gramme - (n.) Same as Gram the weight.
Gramme machine - () A kind of dynamo-electric machine; -- so named from
its French inventor, M. Gramme.
Grampuses - (pl. ) of Grampus
Grampus - (n.) A toothed delphinoid cetacean, of the genus Grampus, esp.
G. griseus of Europe and America, which is valued for its oil. It grows
to be fifteen to twenty feet long; its color is gray with white
streaks. Called also cowfish. The California grampus is G. Stearnsii.
Grampus - (n.) A kind of tongs used in a bloomery.
Grogram - (n.) Alt. of Grogran
Hectogram - (n.) A measure of weight, containing a hundred grams, or
about 3.527 ounces avoirdupois.
Hectogramme - (n.) The same as Hectogram.
Hektogram - (n.) Alt. of Hektometer
Hellgramite - (n.) The aquatic larva of a large American winged insect
(Corydalus cornutus), much used a fish bait by anglers; the dobson. It
belongs to the Neuroptera.
Hierogram - (n.) A form of sacred or hieratic writing.
Hierogrammatic - (a.) Written in, or pertaining to, hierograms;
expressive of sacred writing.
Hierogrammatist - (n.) A writer of hierograms; also, one skilled in
Ideogram - (n.) An original, pictorial element of writing; a kind of
hieroglyph expressing no sound, but only an idea.
Ideogram - (n.) A symbol used for convenience, or for abbreviation; as,
1, 2, 3, +, -, /, $, /, etc.
Ideogram - (n.) A phonetic symbol; a letter.
Kilogram - (n.) Alt. of Kilogramme
Kilogramme - (n.) A measure of weight, being a thousand grams, equal to
2.2046 pounds avoirdupois (15,432.34 grains). It is equal to the weight
of a cubic decimeter of distilled water at the temperature of maximum
density, or 39¡ Fahrenheit.
Kilogrammeter - (n.) Alt. of Kilogrammetre
Kilogrammetre - (n.) A measure of energy or work done, being the amount
expended in raising one kilogram through the height of one meter, in
the latitude of Paris.
Lipogram - (n.) A writing composed of words not having a certain letter
or letters; -- as in the Odyssey of Tryphiodorus there was no A in the
first book, no B in the second, and so on.