gram-, -gram-, -gram, -grammatic, -grammatical, -grammatically, -gramme, -grammic +
(Greek: write, writing, something written, a written record, a recording; letters; words; later, a small weight, a unit of mass in the metric system)
A unit of weight in the metric system from 1797 gramme, borrowing of French gramme, from Late Latin gramma, "small weight"; from Greek gramma, "small weight"; originally, "something written"; from the stem of graphein, "to draw, to write".
2. An inscription, sentence, or phrase in which certain numeral letters, usually made especially conspicuous to express a particular date or epoch on being added together; as in: Man of sCience and huManity, Bertrand RusselL’s eXample gIves life eXtra meaning = MCMLXIX or 1969, the year of Bertrand Russell’s death.
3. In horology, the record produced by an instrument that records time intervals; such as, the duration of an event.
2. An evolutionary tree diagram with groups arranged by branch points to show their relative relationships.
Groups that are closer together share a more recent common ancestor than those which are farther apart.3. A diagram, resulting from a cladistic analysis, which depicts a hypothetical branching sequence of lineages leading to the taxa (category of organisms) under consideration.
The points of branching within a cladogram are called nodes. All taxa occur at the endpoints of the cladogram.
2. A written code in which the letters of a text of a communication are replaced with others according to a secret system.
2. Descriptive of a message, text, or communication written so as to conceal its meaning with the use of some form of code.
2. A machine for writing or deciphering encoded messages.