g

G, g

[jee]
noun, plural G's or Gs, g's or gs.
1.
the seventh letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
2.
any spoken sound represented by the letter G or g, as in get, German, or camouflage.
3.
something having the shape of a G .
4.
a written or printed representation of the letter G or g.
5.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter G or g.
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G

plural Gs or G's.
1.
Slang. grand: a sum of one thousand dollars.
2.
(sometimes lowercase) Aerospace. gravity: a unit of acceleration equal to the acceleration of gravity at the earth's surface.

G

1.
2.
Psychology. general intelligence.
4.

G

Symbol.
1.
the seventh in order or in a series.
2.
Music.
a.
the fifth tone in the scale of C major or the seventh tone in the relative minor scale, A minor.
b.
a string, key, or pipe tuned to this tone.
c.
a written or printed note representing this tone.
d.
(in the fixed system of solmization) the fifth tone of the scale of C major, called sol.
e.
the tonality having G as the tonic note.
3.
(sometimes lowercase) the medieval Roman numeral for 400. Compare Roman numerals.
4.
Electricity.
a.
conductance.
b.
gauss.
5.
Physics. constant of gravitation. See under law of gravity.
6.
Biochemistry.
a.
glycine.
b.
guanine.
7.
general: a rating assigned to a motion picture by the Motion Picture Association of America indicating that the film is suitable for general audiences, or children as well as adults. Compare PG, PG-13, See R ( def 5 ), X ( def 8 ).

g

1.
Psychology. general intelligence.
2.
3.
gram; grams.
4.
Electronics. grid.

g

Symbol, Physics.
2.
gravity ( def 5 ).

G.

2.
gourde; gourdes.
3.
(specific) gravity.
4.

g.

6.
going back to.
7.
8.
grain; grains.
9.
gram; grams.
10.
Football. guard.
11.
British, guinea.
12.
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g or G (dʒiː)
 
n , pl g's, G's, Gs
1.  the seventh letter and fifth consonant of the modern English alphabet
2.  a speech sound represented by this letter, in English usually either a voiced velar stop, as in grass, or a voiced palato-alveolar affricate, as in page
 
G or G
 
n

g
 
symbol for
1.  gallon(s)
2.  gram(s)
3.  acceleration of free fall (due to gravity) near the surface of the earth
4.  grav
5.  chess See algebraic notation

G
 
symbol for
1.  music
 a.  a note having a frequency of 392 hertz (G above middle C) or this value multiplied or divided by any power of 2; the fifth note of the scale of C major
 b.  a key, string, or pipe producing this note
 c.  the major or minor key having this note as its tonic
2.  gauss
3.  gravitational constant
4.  physics conductance
5.  biochem guanine
6.  German
7.  Gibbs function
8.  giga
9.  good
10.  slang chiefly (US) grand (a thousand dollars or pounds)
11.  in Australia
 a.  general exhibition (used to describe a category of film certified as suitable for viewing by anyone)
 b.  (as modifier): a G film

G. or g.
 
abbreviation for
1.  Gulf
2.  guilder(s)
3.  guinea(s)
 
g. or g.
 
abbreviation for

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Medical Dictionary

g 1 (jē)
n.
A unit of acceleration equal to the acceleration caused by gravity at the earth's surface, about 9.8 meters (32 feet) per second per second.

g 2
abbr.
gram

G abbr.

  1. glucose

  2. gravitational constant

  3. guanine

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Science Dictionary
g  
  1. The symbol for acceleration of gravity.

  2. A symbol for g-force.

  3. Abbreviation of gram


G  
  1. The symbol for gauss.

  2. A symbol for g-force.

  3. The symbol for gravitational constant.

  4. Abbreviation of guanine


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Slang Dictionary

G

pref.,suff. [SI] See quantifiers.
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Computing Dictionary

G definition


1. The abbreviated form of giga-.
2. ["G: A Functional Language with Generic Abstract Data Types", P.A.G. Bailes, Computer Langs 12(2):69-94, 1987].
3. A language developed at Oregon State University in 1988 which combines functional programming, object-oriented programming, relational, imperative programming and logic programming (you name it we got it).
["The Multiparadigm Language G", J. Placer, Computer Langs 16:235-258, 1991].
[Jargon File]
(1996-08-12)

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
g
  1. acceleration of gravity

  2. gram

  3. -ing (shortwave transmission)

G
  1. conductance

  2. games played

  3. gauss

  4. gay (as in personal ads)

  5. general admission

  6. genitive

  7. German

  8. gigabyte

  9. good

  10. grand (that is, $1000)

  11. gravitational constant

  12. guanine

g.
  1. gender

  2. gourde

  3. guilder

  4. guinea

G.
gulf
g
grin
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