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hectogram; hectograms.
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Hg

Symbol, Chemistry.
mercury.

Origin of Hg

<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 hg (4 of 4)

H.G.

abbreviation
His Grace; Her Grace.
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British Dictionary definitions for hg (1 of 3)

hg

abbreviation for
hectogram

British Dictionary definitions for hg (2 of 3)

Hg

the chemical symbol for
mercury

Word Origin for Hg

from New Latin hydrargyrum

British Dictionary definitions for hg (3 of 3)

HG

abbreviation for
High German
His (or Her) Grace
(formerly, in Britain) Home Guard
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Scientific definitions for hg

Hg

The symbol for mercury.
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