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cg

  1. centigram; centigrams.
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CG

  1. Commanding General.
  2. computer-generated.
  3. CGI.
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CGI

  1. computer-generated images/computer-generated imagery: digital graphics used in visual media, often in the form of 3D animation.
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Also CG

Origin of CGI

First recorded in 1970–75

c.g.

  1. Captain of the Guard.
  2. center of gravity.
  3. Commanding General.
  4. Consul General.
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C.G.

  1. Captain of the Guard.
  2. center of gravity.
  3. Coast Guard.
  4. Commanding General.
  5. Consul General.
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  • "Say, mebby you can get a job around here when you quit the CG," he suggested.

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    Clarence E. Mulford

  • I was going to quit the CG this month, but now I gotta go on working for it till another pay-day.

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    Clarence E. Mulford

  • While he was hurrying around giving his instructions, the CG puncher returned to the hotel and reported.

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    Clarence E. Mulford

  • A procession slowly wended its way up the street, led by the marshal, astride a piebald horse bearing the crude brand of the CG.

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    Clarence E. Mulford

  • Yes; have you seen a piebald cayuse straying around loose-like, or anybody leading one—CG being the brand?

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    Clarence E. Mulford


British Dictionary definitions for cg

cg1

abbreviation for
  1. centre of gravity
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symbol for
  1. centigram
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cg2

the internet domain name for
  1. Republic of Congo
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CG

abbreviation for
  1. captain general
  2. coastguard
  3. Coldstream Guards
  4. computer-generated
  5. consul general
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CGI

abbreviation for
  1. computer-generated image or imagery
  2. common gateway interface
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Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for cg

cgi

by 2004, initialism for computer-generated imagery.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

cg in Medicine

CG

abbr.
  1. chorionic gonadotropin
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cg in Science

cg

  1. Abbreviation of centigram
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