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GS

1.
General Schedule (referring to the Civil Service job classification system).
2.
general staff.
3.
German silver.

G.S.

1.
general secretary.
2.
general staff.
Also, g.s.

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.
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British Dictionary definitions for GS

gs

abbreviation
1.
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

GS

abbreviation
1.
General Secretary
2.
General Staff

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
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Word Origin and History for GS

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.

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GS 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

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GS 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 GS

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.
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GS in Technology

networking
The country code for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
(1999-01-27)

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

GS

  1. games started
  2. general staff
  3. ground speed

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
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