hg


  1. hectogram; hectograms.

Other definitions for Hg (2 of 4)

Hg

Symbol, Chemistry.
  1. mercury.

Origin of Hg

2
<New Latin hydrargyrum, for Latin hydrargyrus (by analogy with aurum, argentum, etc.) <Greek hydrárgyros literally, liquid silver (hydr-hydr-1 + árgyros silver)

Other definitions for HG (3 of 4)

HG

abbreviation

Other definitions for H.G. (4 of 4)

H.G.

abbreviation
  1. His Grace; Her Grace.

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How to use hg in a sentence

  • B r k b r k b r k  n t h y c l d g r y s t n s s, n d w l d t h t m y t n g c l d t t r T h t h g h t s t h t r s n m.

  • This proves the truth of the proposition, that the colour H G E does not undergo any alteration by these different distances.

    A Treatise on Painting | Leonardo Da Vinci
  • Fancy an omnipresent H. G. Wells, able to speak in a still small voice to all men of good-will throughout the world!

    God and Mr. Wells | William Archer
  • This glass plate is drawn along in the direction H G by clockwork, K.

  • This glass plate is drawn along in the direction, H G, by clockwork, K.

    Mysterious Psychic Forces | Camille Flammarion

British Dictionary definitions for hg (1 of 3)

hg

abbreviation for
  1. hectogram

British Dictionary definitions for Hg (2 of 3)

Hg

the chemical symbol for
  1. mercury

Origin of Hg

2
from New Latin hydrargyrum

British Dictionary definitions for HG (3 of 3)

HG

abbreviation for
  1. High German

  2. His (or Her) Grace

  1. (formerly, in Britain) Home Guard

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Scientific definitions for Hg

Hg

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