1. nanogram; nanograms.

Other definitions for NG (2 of 4)


  1. Chemistry. nitroglycerin.

  2. Anatomy. nasogastric.

Other definitions for n.g. (3 of 4)


  1. no good.

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


  1. National Guard.

  2. New Guinea.

  1. no good. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use ng 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.

  • Pack-thread, needles and very l-o-n-g stitches were used, but the work went slowly on.

    Two Little Savages | Ernest Thompson Seton
  • I see that Mark Hanna has donated two millions to be spent in buying ice-cream and ginger snaps for the w-o-r-k-i-n-g-m-a-n.

    Jiglets | Walter Jones
  • Say, we're 'most dead from what these French fellows call ong we, though o-n-g-w-e ain't the way you spell it.

  • A rifle bullet w-h-i-n-g-e-d past his head, making him duck involuntarily and uselessly.

    Triplanetary | Edward Elmer Smith

British Dictionary definitions for ng (1 of 2)


the internet domain name for
  1. Nigeria

British Dictionary definitions for NG (2 of 2)


abbreviation for
  1. (in the US) National Guard

  2. New Guinea

  1. Also: ng no good

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