decagram

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n decagram 10 grams
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Decagram A weight of the metric system; ten grams, equal to about 154.32 grains avoirdupois.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n decagram In the metric System, a weight of 10 grams, equal to 154.32349 grains. It is 0.353 ounce avoirdupois, or 0.3215 ounce troy. Also dekagram.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Decagram a weight of ten grammes, equal to 0.353 oz.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. décagramme,; Gr. de`ka ten + F. gramme,. See Gram
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—Gr. deka, ten, and gramma, a weight; L. granum, a grain.