[gram-puh s] /ˈgræm pəs/
noun, plural grampuses.
a cetacean, Grampus griseus, of the dolphin family, widely distributed in northern seas.
any of various related cetaceans, as the killer whale, Orcinus (Orca) orca.
a giant whip scorpion common to Florida.
noun (pl) -puses
a widely distributed slaty-grey dolphin, Grampus griseus, with a blunt snout
another name for killer whale
1590s, earlier graundepose (1520s), altered (by influence of grand) from Middle English graspeys (late 13c.), from Anglo-French grampais, from Old French graspois, craspois “whale, (salted) whale meat; blubber; seal,” from Medieval Latin craspicis, literally “fat fish,” from Latin crassus “thick” + piscis “fish.” For specifics of usage in English, see OED.
- Gram-Schmidt orthogonalization
[gram-shmit] /ˈgræmˈʃmɪt/ noun, Mathematics. 1. a process for constructing an orthogonal basis for a Euclidean space, given any basis for the space.
[gram-vair-ee-uh-buh l] /ˈgræmˈvɛər i ə bəl/ adjective, (often lowercase) 1. of or relating to bacteria that stain irregularly with Gram’s stain, being neither Gram-positive nor Gram-negative.
[gran] /græn/ noun, Informal. 1. . /ɡræn/ noun 1. an informal word for grandmother childish abbreviation of grandmother or granny, 1863. Italian, the form of grand before nouns. noun Grandmother: gran made cookies
[grey-nuh] /ˈgreɪ nə/ noun 1. (in prescriptions) plural of . [grey-nuh m] /ˈgreɪ nəm/ noun, plural grana [grey-nuh] /ˈgreɪ nə/ (Show IPA) 1. (in prescriptions) a grain. 2. Botany. one of the structural units of a chloroplast in vascular plants, consisting of layers of thylakoids. granum (grā’nəm) Plural grana (grā’nə) A stacked membranous structure within […]