- garbage disposal.
- Grand Duchess.
- Grand Duke.
Examples from the Web for gd
Historical Examples of gd
The spelling goud 5, 50, &c., for gd 'good' may indicate a sound change.
Se man gesih and fyli Gode, see cann understandan God, and gd weorc wyrc.
Se e gd beon wile, clypige to am e fre is gd, t he hine gdne gewyrce.
Se man hf gold, t is gd be his me: he hf land and welan, a sint gde.
Gif nig gesceaft is gd, onne is seo gdnys of am Scyppende, see is healice gd.
- The symbol for the elementgadolinium
- The symbol for gadolinium.
- A silvery-white, malleable, ductile metallic element of the lanthanide series that has seven natural isotopes and 11 artificial isotopes. Two of the natural isotopes, Gd 155 and Gd 157, are the best known neutron absorbers. Gadolinium is used to improve the heat and corrosion resistance of iron, chromium, and various alloys and in medicine as a contrast medium for magnetic resonance imaging and as a radioisotope in bone mineral analysis. Atomic number 64; atomic weight 157.25; melting point 1,312°C; boiling point approximately 3,000°C; specific gravity from 7.8 to 7.896; valence 3. See Periodic Table.