|—the internet domain name for|
|—n , GIs, GI's|
|1.||a soldier in the US Army, esp an enlisted man|
|2.||conforming to US Army regulations; of standard government issue|
|[C20: abbrev. of government issue]|
|GI or g.i.2|
|g.i. or g.i.2|
in measurement, unit of volume in the British Imperial and United States Customary systems. It is used almost exclusively for the measurement of liquids. Although its capacity has varied with time and location, in the United States it is defined as half a cup, or four U.S. fluid ounces, which equals 7.219 cubic inches, or 118.29 cubic cm; in Great Britain the gill is five British fluid ounces, which equals 8.669 cubic inches, one-fourth pint, or 142.07 cubic cm.
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