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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 g's

g

G

noun plural g's, G's or 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 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

G

symbol for
  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 g's

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

g's in Medicine

G

abbr.
  1. glucose
  2. gravitational constant
  3. guanine
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g's 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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