Definition of gramme :
1. Same as Gram the weight.
2. 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.
- Similarly one gramme- molecule of a solute, whatever its nature, when dissolved in a litre of water, has the same pressure, viz. - "The Mechanism of Life", Stéphane Leduc.
- The mean of the results showed that 0. 08 gramme was washed in a year from each square metre. - "The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays", J. (John) Joly.
- His waistband was different, his pantaloons were different, his smooth chin was buried in a full beard, and he weighed two hundred pounds if he weighed a gramme. - "The-Brick-Moon-and-Other-Stories", Hale, Edward Everett.