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abbreviation
Psychology. general intelligence.
gram; grams.
Electronics. grid.
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G1

or g

[ jee ]
/ dʒi /

noun, plural G's or Gs, g's or gs.
the seventh letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
any spoken sound represented by the letter G or g, as in get, German, or camouflage.
something having the shape of a G.
a written or printed representation of the letter G or g.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter G or g.

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G2
[ jee ]
/ dʒi /

noun, plural Gs or G's.
Aerospace. gravitational force: The pilot pulled 3 Gs during the steep dive.Sometimes g

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G3

abbreviation
Trademark. general: a rating assigned to a movie by the MPA indicating that the film is suitable for general audiences, or children as well as adults.Compare NC-17, PG1, PG-13, R3.

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G4

abbreviation
Informal. grand: a sum of one thousand dollars.
gay.
Psychology. general intelligence.
good.

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G5

Symbol.
the seventh in order or in a series.
Music.
  1. the fifth tone in the scale of C major or the seventh tone in the relative minor scale, A minor.
  2. a string, key, or pipe tuned to this tone.
  3. a written or printed note representing this tone.
  4. (in the fixed system of solmization) the fifth tone of the scale of C major, called sol.
  5. the tonality having G as the tonic note.
(sometimes lowercase) the medieval Roman numeral for 400.Compare Roman numerals.
Electricity.
  1. conductance.
  2. gauss (def. 1).
Physics, Astronomy. gravitational constant.
Biochemistry.
  1. glycine.
  2. guanine.

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g.

abbreviation

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G.

abbreviation
gourde; gourdes.
(specific) gravity.
Gulf.
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British Dictionary definitions for g (1 of 4)

g

symbol for
gallon(s)
gram(s)
acceleration of free fall (due to gravity) near the surface of the earth
grav

British Dictionary definitions for g (2 of 4)

g

G

/ (dʒiː) /

noun plural g's, G's or Gs
the seventh letter and fifth consonant of the modern English alphabet
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

British Dictionary definitions for g (3 of 4)

G

symbol for

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G.

g.


abbreviation for
Gulf
guilder(s)
guinea(s)
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Medical definitions for g (1 of 3)

g 11
[ jē ]

n.
A unit of acceleration equal to the acceleration caused by gravity at the earth's surface, about 9.8 meters (32 feet) per second per second.

Medical definitions for g (2 of 3)

g 22

abbr.
gram

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G

abbr.
glucose
gravitational constant
guanine
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Scientific definitions for g (1 of 2)

g

The symbol for acceleration of gravity.
A symbol for g-force.
Abbreviation of gram

Scientific definitions for g (2 of 2)

G

The symbol for gauss.
A symbol for g-force.
The symbol for gravitational constant.
Abbreviation of guanine
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