noun, plural G's or Gs, g's or gs.
plural Gs or G's.
- the fifth tone in the scale of C major or the seventh tone in the relative minor scale, A minor.
- a string, key, or pipe tuned to this tone.
- a written or printed note representing this tone.
- (in the fixed system of solmization) the fifth tone of the scale of C major, called sol.
- the tonality having G as the tonic note.
Examples from the Web for g
Astronomers clearly identified planet candidates “b” and “c,” with “d,” “e,” “f,” and “g” following.
Unfortunately for the wannabe-thugs at 1325 G St., the friendly officers of the DCPD were not about to do their bidding.
On bass, though, McCartney hits a D (the fifth note of the G scale).Was The Beatles’ Music Really That Unique? Yeah, It Totally Was.|Michael Tomasky|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gaga will blast off on a Virgin Galactic ship and sing a number during the Zero G Colony high-tech music festival in New Mexico.Lady Gaga Will Sing in Space, Oprah Announces Her 2013 Favorite Things|Culture Team|November 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In a large bowl, toss the apples with 1/4 cup (32.5g) of the powdered sugar and set aside at room temperature for 30 minutes.Daniel Boulud Reveals His 4 Favorite Recipes From His New Cookbook|Daniel Boulud|October 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In these words the w has grown out of a g, as may be seen from the Anglo-Saxon forms.The English Language|Robert Gordon Latham
There are twenty-four j's in it, and seventeen g's, so you may imagine that it is difficult.Five Mice in a Mouse-trap|Laura E. Richards
The apparition or whatever it was that had taken the likeness of G—had disappeared.Indian Ghost Stories|S. Mukerji
The little pointer (G) would, in either case, point in the direction of the flow of the current through the wire (A).Electricity for Boys|J. S. Zerbe
Of these friends, forty-four in number, only seventeen were marked with the g which signified that their friendship was trusted.A History of English Prose Fiction|Bayard Tuckerman
noun plural g's, G's or Gs
- 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
- a key, string, or pipe producing this note
- the major or minor key having this note as its tonic
- general exhibition (used to describe a category of film certified as suitable for viewing by anyone)
- (as modifier)a G film
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.