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g

noun, often capitalized, often attributive \ ˈjē \

Definition of g

plural g's or gs play \ˈjēz\
1 a : the 7th letter of the English alphabet
b : a graphic representation of this letter
c : a speech counterpart of orthographic g
2 : the fifth tone of a C-major scale
3 : a graphic device for reproducing the letter g
4 : one designated g especially as the seventh in order or class
5
[gravity]
: acceleration of gravity; also : a unit of force that is equal to the force exerted by gravity on a body at rest and is used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when undergoing acceleration
6
[grand]
slang : a sum of $1000
7 : something shaped like the letter G

Examples of g in a Sentence

  1. There are two g's in “bigger.”

  2. words that end in g

  3. The song is in the key of G.

First Known Use of g

before 12th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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Other Alphabet Terms


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g

abbreviation

Definition of g

1 acceleration of gravity; gravity
2 game
3 gauge
4 gelding
5 gender
6 generation
7 good
8 gram

1

G

abbreviation

Definition of G

1 German
2 giga-
3 guanine
4 Gulf

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G

certification mark

Definition of G

used to certify that a motion picture is of such a nature that persons of all ages may be allowed admission — compare nc-17, pg, pg-13, r

G Defined for English Language Learners

g

Definition of g for English Language Learners

  • : the seventh letter of the English alphabet

  • : a musical note or key referred to by the letter G : the fifth tone of a C-major scale

  • : the force of gravity at the Earth's surface


G Defined for Kids

g

noun, often capitalized \ ˈjē \

Definition of g for Students

plural g's or gs \ˈjēz\
1 : the seventh letter of the English alphabet
2 : the musical note referred to by the letter G
3 : a unit of force equal to the force of gravity on a body
  • The pilot experienced five G's during the sudden turn.

g.

abbreviation

Definition of g. for Students

gram

G

abbreviation

Definition of G for Students

good

Medical Dictionary

g

noun \ ˈjē \

medical Definition of g

plural g's or gs play \ˈjēz\
: a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity on a body at rest and used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when accelerated

g

abbreviation

medical Definition of g

1 gauge
2 gender
3 gingival
4 glucose
5 grain
6 gram
7 gravity; acceleration of gravity

G

abbreviation

medical Definition of G

guanine


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