ag

[ ag ]
/ æg /
|

adjective, noun Informal.

agriculture: ag courses; to major in ag.

Nearby words

  1. aftra,
  2. afunctional occlusion,
  3. afv,
  4. afyon,
  5. afyonkarahisar,
  6. ag-,
  7. ag.,
  8. ag.e.,
  9. aga,
  10. aga khan

Origin of ag

by shortening

Ag

Symbol, Chemistry.

Origin of Ag

From the Latin word argentum

ag-

variant of ad- before g: agglutinate.

ag.

Ag.

A.G.

or AG

Adjutant General.
Attorney General.
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Examples from the Web for ag


British Dictionary definitions for ag

ag

1
/ (æx) /

interjection Southern African

an expression of surprise, annoyance, pleasure, etc

sentence connector

an expression used to preface a remark, gain time, etc

the internet domain name for

Antigua and Barbuda

Ag

the chemical symbol for

silver

Word Origin for Ag

from Latin argentum

AG

abbreviation for

Adjutant General
Attorney General
Aktiengesellschaft

Word Origin for AG

(for sense 3) German: joint-stock company

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Word Origin and History for ag

ag

n.

abbreviation of agriculture, attested from 1918, American English.

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Medicine definitions for ag

Ag

The symbol for the elementsilver

ag-

pref.

Variant ofad-

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Science definitions for ag

Ag

The symbol for silver.

silver

[ sĭlvər ]

Ag

A soft, shiny, white metallic element that is found in many ores, especially together with copper, lead, and zinc. It conducts heat and electricity better than any other metal. Silver is used in photography and in making electrical circuits and conductors. Atomic number 47; atomic weight 107.868; melting point 960.8°C; boiling point 2,212°C; specific gravity 10.50; valence 1, 2. See also sterling silver. See Periodic Table. See Note at element.
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