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G, g

[jee] /dʒi/
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.

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.
gay.
2.
Psychology. general intelligence.
3.
4.
good.

G

Symbol.
1.
the seventh in order or in a series.
2.
Music.
  1. the fifth tone in the scale of C major or the seventh tone in the relative minor scale, A minor.
  2. a string, key, or pipe tuned to this tone.
  3. a written or printed note representing this tone.
  4. (in the fixed system of solmization) the fifth tone of the scale of C major, called sol.
  5. the tonality having G as the tonic note.
3.
(sometimes lowercase) the medieval Roman numeral for 400.
Compare Roman numerals.
4.
Electricity.
  1. conductance.
  2. gauss.
5.
Physics. constant of gravitation.
See under law of gravity.
6.
Biochemistry.
  1. glycine.
  2. 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.
See R (def 5), X (def 8).

g

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

g

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

G.

1.
2.
gourde; gourdes.
3.
(specific) gravity.
4.
Gulf.

g.

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
going back to.
7.
gold.
8.
grain; grains.
9.
gram; grams.
10.
Football. guard.
11.
British, guinea.
12.
gun.
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British Dictionary definitions for g

g

/dʒiː/
noun (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

symbol
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
1.
(music)
  1. 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
  2. a key, string, or pipe producing this note
  3. 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, mainly US) grand (a thousand dollars or pounds)
11.
(in Australia)
  1. general exhibition (used to describe a category of film certified as suitable for viewing by anyone)
  2. (as modifier): a G film

G.

abbreviation
1.
Gulf
2.
guilder(s)
3.
guinea(s)
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Word Origin and History for g

G

for history of the letter's development, see C. As a movie rating in the U.S., 1966, standing for general. Standing for gravity in physics since 1785.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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g in Medicine

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

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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g in Science
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 definitions & phrases for g

gee 1

noun

A fellow; man; guy: He was the mayor, and he was one smart gee

Related Terms

wrong gee

[1907+; abbreviation of guy]


gee 2

noun

A gallon of liquor

[1940s+ Hoboes; abbreviation of gallon]


gee 3

noun
  1. A thousand dollars; grand (1928+)
  2. Money (1940s+)

[abbreviation of grand]


G

noun

A member of a gang; gangbanger, gangsta: In a world of so much hate, another white ''G'' (1990s+ Street gangs)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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g in Technology


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)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for g

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
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