dram

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1dram

noun \ˈdram\

Definition of DRAM

1
a US :  a unit of liquid capacity equal to 18 fluid ounce — see weight table
b :  fluid dram
2
a :  a small portion of something to drink
b :  a small amount

Origin of DRAM

Middle English dragme, from Anglo-French & Late Latin; Anglo-French, dram, drachma, from Late Latin dragma, from Latin drachma, from Greek drachmē, literally, handful, from drassesthai to grasp
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Weights and Measures Terms

avoirdupois weight, calorie, denier, kip, pace, twain

2dram

noun \ˈdräm\

Definition of DRAM

:  the basic monetary unit of Armenia — see money table

Origin of DRAM

Armenian, literally, coin, money, ultimately from Greek drachmē drachma
First Known Use: 1993

3dram

abbreviation

Definition of DRAM

Other Literature Terms

apophasis, bathos, bildungsroman, bowdlerize, caesura, coda, doggerel, euphemism, poesy, prosody

DRAM

noun \ˈdram also ˈdē-ˌram\

Definition of DRAM

:  a type of RAM that must be continuously supplied with power and periodically rewritten in order to retain data
compare sram

Origin of DRAM

dynamic + RAM (random-access memory)
First Known Use: 1980

Other Computer-Related Terms

adware, flash, kludge, phishing, recursive, router

dram

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DRAM

1
: either of two units of weight: a : an avoirdupois unit equal to 1.772 grams or 27.344 grains b : a unit of apothecaries' weight equal to 3.888 grams or 60 grains

Variants of DRAM

dram also drachm \ˈdram\

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