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
Contemporary Examples of g
Astronomers clearly identified planet candidates “b” and “c,” with “d,” “e,” “f,” and “g” following.The Exoplanet That Wasn’t There
Matthew R. Francis
July 6, 2014
Unfortunately for the wannabe-thugs at 1325 G St., the friendly officers of the DCPD were not about to do their bidding.Watch RT, Putin's TV Network, Call the Cops on Me
March 7, 2014
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.
February 2, 2014
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
November 6, 2013
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
October 15, 2013
Historical Examples of g
As the men seated themselves they all nodded to her and said, "G'd evening, Cynthy."The Gentleman From Indiana
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
One set vowed that the “g” in “goose” is hard, the other proclaimed that the “g” is soft.Blood and Iron
John Hubert Greusel
(g) The spongy lead may be bulged, or the positives may be buckled.The Automobile Storage Battery
O. A. Witte
Very soon he was sleeping, snoring on the G string with unsparing pressure.The Duke Of Chimney Butte
G. W. Ogden
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.