Symbol, Chemistry.
  1. gallium.


  1. Gamblers Anonymous.
  2. General American.
  3. general of the army.
  4. Georgia (approved especially for use with zip code).



  1. General Agent.
  2. General Assembly.
  3. Also g.a., G/A Insurance. general average. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for ga

Contemporary Examples of ga

Historical Examples of ga

  • Ye're ane o' the tender Gordons—you daurna be hang'd for ga' in your neck.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

    Alexander Hislop

  • What gart ye be at that expense, whan ye kent I had a bed i' the ga'le-room?'

    Robert Falconer

    George MacDonald

  • Ga advised the gods to call in the Kyklopes and Hekatoncheires.

    A Manual of the Historical Development of Art

    G. G. (Gustavus George) Zerffi

  • The word "gars" pronounced "ga" is a relic of the Celtic language.

    The Chouans

    Honore de Balzac

  • Ga, in the sense of “by,” is much used, and corresponds to a kind of oath.

    The Mafulu

    Robert W. Williamson

British Dictionary definitions for ga


the internet domain name for
  1. Gabon


the chemical symbol for
  1. gallium




  1. plural Ga, Gas, or Gãs a member of a Negroid people of W Africa living chiefly in S Ghana
  2. the language of this people, belonging to the Kwa branch of the Niger-Congo family


abbreviation for
  1. General Assembly (of the United Nations)
  2. general average
  3. Georgia


abbreviation for
  1. Georgia
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ga in Medicine


  1. The symbol for the elementgallium
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ga in Science


  1. The symbol for gallium.


  1. A rare, silvery metallic element that is found as a trace element in coal, in bauxite, and in several minerals. It is liquid near room temperature and expands when it solidifies. It is used in thermometers and semiconductors. Atomic number 31; atomic weight 69.72; melting point 29.78°C; boiling point 2,403°C; specific gravity 5.907; valence 2, 3. See Periodic Table.
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