5G

noun
\ ˈfīv-ˈjē How to pronounce 5G (audio) \

Definition of 5G

: a wireless standard (as for mobile devices) that was designed to be capable of supporting data transfer for complex home networks and Internet-enabled appliances Apple Inc. and Qualcomm Inc.'s surprise settlement agreement Tuesday … puts Apple on a faster path to 5G for the iPhone.— Therese Poletti sometimes used before another noun a 5G network — compare 4G

First Known Use of 5G

2010, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 5G

abbreviation of fifth generation

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“5G.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/5G. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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