G, g

noun, plural G's or Gs, g's or gs.
the seventh letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
any spoken sound represented by the letter G or g, as in get, German, or camouflage.
something having the shape of a G .
a written or printed representation of the letter G or g.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter G or g.
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plural Gs or G's.
Slang. grand: a sum of one thousand dollars.
(sometimes lowercase) Aerospace. gravity: a unit of acceleration equal to the acceleration of gravity at the earth's surface.
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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

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

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

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Medical Dictionary

g 1 (jē)
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

G abbr.

  1. glucose

  2. gravitational constant

  3. guanine

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Science Dictionary
  1. The symbol for acceleration of gravity.

  2. A symbol for g-force.

  3. Abbreviation of gram

  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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Abbreviations & Acronyms
  1. acceleration of gravity

  2. gram

  3. -ing (shortwave transmission)

  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

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