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Gram degree at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Gram \Gram\, Gramme \Gramme\, n. [F. gramme, from Gr. ? that
which is written, a letter, a small weight, fr. ? to write.
See {Graphic.}]
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.

{Gram degree}, or {Gramme degree} (Physics), a unit of heat,
being the amount of heat necessary to raise the
temperature of one gram of pure water one degree
centigrade.

{Gram equivalent} (Electrolysis), that quantity of the metal
which will replace one gram of hydrogen.