g

noun, often capitalized, often attributive
\ ˈjē \
plural g's or gs\ˈjēz \

Definition of

(Entry 1 of 4)

1a : 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

g

abbreviation (1)

Definition of (Entry 2 of 4)

1 acceleration of gravity; gravity

2 game

3 gauge

4 gelding

5 gender

6 generation

7 good

8 gram

G

abbreviation (2)

Definition of (Entry 3 of 4)

1 German

2 giga-

3 guanine

4 Gulf

Definition of (Entry 4 of 4)

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

Examples of g in a Sentence

Noun

There are two g's in “bigger.” words that end in g The song is in the key of G.
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First Known Use of g

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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Dictionary Entries near g

fyrd

fytte

fz

g

G

G1 phase

G2 phase

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The first known use of g was before the 12th century

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g

noun

English Language Learners Definition of g

: 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

noun, often capitalized
\ ˈjē \
plural g's or gs\ˈjēz \

Kids Definition of g

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.

Kids Definition of g.

gram

Kids Definition of G

good

g

noun
\ ˈjē \
plural g's or gs\ˈjēz \

Medical Definition of

(Entry 1 of 3)

: 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

Medical Definition of (Entry 2 of 3)

1 gauge

2 gender

3 gingival

4 glucose

5 grain

6 gram

7 gravity; acceleration of gravity

Medical Definition of (Entry 3 of 3)

guanine

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