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grain elevator a storage building, usu. tall and cylindrical, in which grain is lifted, conveyed, and discharged by mechanical devices.
grainless combined form of grain.
grainy having grains or a texture resembling grains. [2 definitions]
-gram something drawn or written; record.
gram1 the basic unit of weight in the metric system, equal to one thousandth of a kilogram or 15.43 grains. (abbr.: g)
gram2 any of several plants, such as the chickpea, used as fodder.
gram atom the quantity of an element with a weight in grams numerically equal to its atomic weight; gram-atomic weight.
graminivorous feeding on grass, grains, or seeds.
grammar the study of formal aspects of language, such as sentence structure, the use and function of words, and word sounds. [4 definitions]
grammarian a person who specializes in the study or teaching of grammar.
grammar school see elementary school. [2 definitions]
grammatical of or relating to grammar. [2 definitions]
gram molecule the quantity of a substance with a weight in grams numerically equal to its molecular weight; mole; gram-molecular weight.
Grammy any of various awards given annually in the United States by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for outstanding achievement in the recording industry.
gramophone a machine for playing phonograph records, esp. an old-fashioned one.
grampus a marine mammal closely related to the dolphin. [2 definitions]
Gram's method a method of classifying bacteria by staining them with a violet dye, the retention or loss of which determines their classification.
Granada Relocation Center a U.S. internment camp, also known as Camp Amache, located in southeastern Colorado that was built for the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. At its peak, there were 7,300 people forcibly living there.
granary a structure built to store grain, esp. grain that has been threshed. [2 definitions]
grand impressive in size or appearance; majestic; stately. [6 definitions]
grand- one generation away.