gid

gid

[gid]
noun Veterinary Pathology.
a disease of cattle and especially of sheep in which the brain or spinal cord is infested with larvae of the dog tapeworm, Multiceps multiceps, producing staggers.
Also called sturdy.
Compare water-brain.


Origin:
1550–60; back formation from giddy

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GI

[jee-ahy]
noun, plural GI's or GIs.
1.
a member or former member of the U.S. armed forces, especially an enlisted soldier.
adjective
2.
rigidly adhering to military regulations and practices; regimented; spit-and-polish: a platoon leader who tried to be more GI than anyone else.
3.
of a standardized style or type issued by the U.S. armed forces: GI shoes; GI blankets.
4.
conforming to the regulations or practices of the U.S. armed forces: Every recruit must get a GI haircut.
5.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a U.S. enlisted person: a typical peacetime GI complaint.
verb (used with object), GI'd, GI'ing.
6.
to clean in preparation for inspection: to GI the barracks.
verb (used without object), GI'd, GI'ing.
7.
to follow military regulations and customs closely; shape up: You'd better learn to GI if you want to be promoted.
Also, G.I.


Origin:
1915–20; orig. abbreviation of galvanized iron, used in U.S. Army bookkeeping in entering articles (e.g., trash cans) made of it; later extended to all articles issued (as an assumed abbreviation of government issue) and finally to soldiers themselves

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gi1 (ɡiː)
 
n
a loose-fitting white suit worn in judo, karate, and other martial arts: a karate gi
 
[from Japanese -gi costume, from ki to wear]

gi2
 
the internet domain name for
Gibraltar

Gi
 
abbreviation for
gilbert

GI1
 
n , GIs, GI's
1.  a soldier in the US Army, esp an enlisted man
 
adj
2.  conforming to US Army regulations; of standard government issue
 
[C20: abbrev. of government issue]

GI or g.i.2
 
abbreviation for
1.  gastrointestinal
2.  glycaemic index
 
g.i. or g.i.2
 
abbreviation for

gid (ɡɪd)
 
n
a disease of sheep characterized by an unsteady gait and staggering, caused by infestation of the brain with tapeworms (Taenia caenuris)
 
[C17: back formation from giddy]

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Medical Dictionary

GI abbr.

  1. gastrointestinal

  2. Gingival Index

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gid definition


1. group identifier.
2. global index.
(1997-01-30)

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
gi
gill
GI
  1. galvanized iron

  2. gastrointestinal

  3. general issue

  4. glycemic index

  5. Government Issue

GID
general improvement district
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