Definition of hectogram in English:


Syllabification: hec·to·gram
Pronunciation: /ˈhektəˌgram
(British also hectogramme
, abbreviation: hg)


  • A metric unit of mass equal to one hundred grams.
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    • The essential proportion is given by three hectograms of calcite for one kilo of earth.
    • According to their weight you add the same quantity of flour and sugar: for instance if they weight three hectograms then you should add three hectograms of flour and sugar.
    • The amount of protein present is also significant: 20g per hectogram, making them a favourite basis of a vegetarian diet.

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