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gram-centimeter

n.

A unit of measurement equal to the energy exerted, or work done, when a mass of 1 gram is raised a height of 1 centimeter.

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gram's method, gram's solution, gram-atom, gram-atomic weight, gram-calorie, gram-centimeter, gram-ion, gram-meter, gram-molecular weight, gram-negative, gram-positive
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