a former local government region in NE Scotland, formed in 1975 from Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, and most of Banffshire and Morayshire; replaced in 1996 by the council areas of Aberdeenshire, City of Aberdeen, and Moray
[gram-poz-i-tiv] /ˈgræmˈpɒz ɪ tɪv/ adjective, (often lowercase) 1. (of bacteria) retaining the violet dye when stained by Gram’s method. adjective 1. designating bacteria that retain the violet stain in Gram’s method gram-positive or Gram-positive (grām’pŏz’ĭ-tĭv) adj. Of, relating to, or being a bacterium that retains the violet stain used in Gram’s method. gram-positive Relating to […]
[gram-pee-uh nz] /ˈgræm pi ənz/ noun 1. The, (used with a plural verb) a range of low mountains in central Scotland, separating the Highlands from the Lowlands. Highest peak, Ben Nevis, 4406 feet (1343 meters). [gram-pee-uh n] /ˈgræm pi ən/ noun 1. a region in E Scotland. 3361 sq. mi. (8704 sq. km).
[gramps] /græmps/ noun, Informal. 1. . noun Grandfather; any old man: Need any help, gramps? [1940s+; gramp is found by 1898]
[gram-puh s] /ˈgræm pəs/ noun, plural grampuses. 1. a cetacean, Grampus griseus, of the dolphin family, widely distributed in northern seas. 2. any of various related cetaceans, as the killer whale, Orcinus (Orca) orca. 3. a giant whip scorpion common to Florida. /ˈɡræmpəs/ noun (pl) -puses 1. a widely distributed slaty-grey dolphin, Grampus griseus, with […]