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    Definition:
    Gram - (a.) Angry.
    Gram - (n.) The East Indian name of the chick-pea (Cicer arietinum) and its seeds; also, other similar seeds there used for food.
    Gram - (n.) Alt. of Gramme
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    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 poet.
    Epigrammatical - () Suitable to epigrams; belonging to epigrams; like an epigram; pointed; piquant; as, epigrammatic style, wit, or sallies of fancy.
    Epigrammatically - (adv.) In the way of epigram; in an epigrammatic style.
    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 writing.
    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 grammar.
    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 grammarians.
    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 grammatical.
    Grammaticaster - (n.) A petty grammarian; a grammatical pedant or pretender.
    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 hieroglyphics.
    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.
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    Gram - n. (also gramme) metric unit of mass equal to one-thousandth of a kilogram. [greek gramma small weight]
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    Anagram - n. Word or phrase formed by transposing the letters of another. [greek ana again, gramma letter]
    Cablegram - n. Telegraph message sent by undersea cable.
    Cardiogram - n. Record of heart movements. [greek kardia heart]
    Centigram - n. (also centigramme) metric unit of mass, equal to 0.01 gram.
    Cryptogram - n. Text written in cipher. [related to *crypt]
    Decigram - n. (also decigramme) metric unit of mass, equal to 0.1 gram.
    Diagram - n. Outline drawing, plan, or graphic representation of a machine, structure, process, etc. diagrammatic adj. Diagrammatically adv. [greek: related to *-gram]
    Electrocardiogram - n. Record traced by an electrocardiograph. [german: related to *electro-]
    Electroencephalogram - n. Record traced by an electroencephalograph. [german: related to *electro-]
    Encephalogram - n. = *electroencephalogram.
    Epigram - n. 1 short poem with a witty ending. 2 pointed saying. epigrammatic adj. [greek: related to *-gram]
    Graminaceous - adj. Of or like grass. [latin gramen grass]
    Graminivorous - adj. Feeding on grass, cereals, etc.
    Grammar - n. 1 the study or rules of a language's inflections or other means of showing the relation between words. 2 observance or application of the rules of grammar (bad grammar). 3 book on grammar. [greek gramma letter]
    Grammarian - n. Expert in grammar or linguistics.
    Grammar school - n. Esp. Hist. Selective state secondary school with a mainly academic curriculum.
    Grammatical - adj. Of or conforming to the rules of grammar. grammatically adv.
    Gramme - var. Of *gram.
    Gramophone - n. = *record-player. [inversion of phonogram: as *phono-, *-gram]
    Gramophone record - = *record n. 3.
    Grampus - n. (pl. -puses) a kind of dolphin with a blunt snout. [latin crassus piscis fat fish]
    Hectogram - n. (also hectogramme) metric unit of mass equal to 100 grams.
    Hexagram - n. Figure formed by two intersecting equilateral triangles.
    Histogram - n. Statistical diagram of rectangles with areas proportional to the value of a number of variables. [greek histos mast]
    Hectogram - n. (also hectogramme) metric unit of mass equal to 100 grams.
    Hectogram - n. (also hectogramme) metric unit of mass equal to 100 grams.
    Hexagram - n. Figure formed by two intersecting equilateral triangles.
    Histogram - n. Statistical diagram of rectangles with areas proportional to the value of a number of variables. [greek histos mast]
    Hologram - n. Photographic pattern that gives a three-dimensional image when illuminated by coherent light. [greek holos whole, *-gram]
    Ideogram - n. Character symbolizing a thing without indicating the sounds in its name (e.g. A numeral, chinese characters). [greek idea form, *-gram]
    Kilogram - n. (also -gramme) si unit of mass, approx. 2.205 lb.
    Kissogram - n. (also kissagram propr.) Novelty telegram or greeting delivered with a kiss.
    Mammogram - n. Image obtained by mammography. [latin mamma breast]
    Metre-kilogram-second - n. Denoting a system of measure using the metre, kilogram, and second.
    Metre-kilogram-second - n. Denoting a system of measure using the metre, kilogram, and second.
    Milligram - n. (also -gramme) one-thousandth of a gram.
    Monogram - n. Two or more letters, esp. A person's initials, interwoven as a device.
    Parallelogram - n. Four-sided plane rectilinear figure with opposite sides parallel.
    Pentagram - n. Five-pointed star. [greek: see *penta-, *-gram]
    Program - (brit. Programme) n. 1 list of events, performers, etc. At a public function etc. 2 radio or television broadcast. 3 plan of events (programme is dinner and an early night). 4 course or series of studies, lectures, etc. 5 (usu. Program) series of coded instructions for a computer etc. v. (-mm-; us -m-) 1 make a programme of. 2 (usu. Program) express (a problem) or instruct (a computer) by means of a program. programmable adj. Programmatic adj. Programmer n. (in sense 5 of n.). [greek grapho write]
    Programme - (us program) n. 1 list of events, performers, etc. At a public function etc. 2 radio or television broadcast. 3 plan of events (programme is dinner and an early night). 4 course or series of studies, lectures, etc. 5 (usu. Program) series of coded instructions for a computer etc. v. (-mm-; us -m-) 1 make a programme of. 2 (usu. Program) express (a problem) or instruct (a computer) by means of a program. programmable adj. Programmatic adj. Programmer n. (in sense 5 of n.). [greek grapho write]
    Radiogram - n. 1 combined radio and record-player. 2 picture obtained by x-rays etc. 3 telegram sent by radio.
    Reprogram - v. (also reprogramme) (-mm-; us -m-) program (esp. A computer) again or differently. reprogramable adj. (also reprogrammable).
    Seismogram - n. Record given by a seismograph.
    Telegram - n. Message sent by telegraph and delivered in printed form.
    Ungrammatical - adj. Contrary to the rules of grammar. ungrammatically adv.
    Venn diagram - n. Diagram using overlapping and intersecting circles etc. To show the relationships between mathematical sets. [venn, name of a logician]

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