Dictionary.com

hg

Save This Word!

hectogram; hectograms.
QUIZ
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Words nearby hg

Other definitions for hg (2 of 4)

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.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use hg in a sentence

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for hg

Hg

The symbol for the elementmercury
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Scientific definitions for hg

Hg

The symbol for mercury.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
FEEDBACK