[gruh-mat-i-kuh l] /grəˈmæt ɪ kəl/
of or relating to :
conforming to standard usage:
of or relating to grammar
(of a sentence) well formed; regarded as correct and acceptable by native speakers of the language
1520s, from Middle French grammatical and directly from Late Latin grammaticalis “of a scholar,” from grammaticus “pertaining to grammar” (see grammar). Related: Grammatically (c.1400).
noun 1. the meaning of an inflectional morpheme or of some other syntactic device, as word order. noun 1. the meaning of a word by reference to its function within a sentence rather than to a world outside the sentence Compare lexical meaning, function word
[gram] /græm/ noun, Chiefly British. 1. 1 . [gram] /græm/ noun 1. a metric unit of mass or weight equal to 15.432 grains; one thousandth of a kilogram. Abbreviation: g. /ɡræm/ noun 1. a metric unit of mass equal to one thousandth of a kilogram. It is equivalent to 15.432 grains or 0.002 205 pounds […]
- Gram-molecular weight
noun 1. . Abbreviation: GMW. gram-molecular weight n. See mole.
noun, Chemistry. 1. that quantity of a substance whose weight in grams is numerically equal to the molecular weight of the substance. noun 1. an amount of a compound equal to its molecular weight expressed in grams: now replaced by the mole See mole4 gram molecule n. See mole.