Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A trademark for a movie rating indicating that admission will be granted to persons of all ages.
  • noun One thousand dollars.
  • abbreviation gauss
  • abbreviation genitive
  • abbreviation goal
  • abbreviation goalkeeper
  • abbreviation gravitational constant
  • abbreviation guanine
  • abbreviation Football guard

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  • noun The sixth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.
  • noun metrology Symbol for the prefix giga-.
  • noun Symbol for gauss.
  • noun biochemistry One-letter symbol for glycine, a natural amino acid.
  • noun biochemistry One-letter symbol for the nucleotides guanodine, nucleoside guanosine, or nucleobase guanine, which are components of DNA.
  • noun The gravitational constant in the formula F = Gm1m2/r2; sometimes called "big G" to distinguish from g for the acceleration of gravity.
  • initialism sports, baseball Games (the statistic reporting the number of games that a player has participated in)
  • abbreviation US General, that is, suitable for a general audience
  • abbreviation sports Goals (a sports statistic)
  • abbreviation Ground floor (of a building).
  • abbreviation astronomy A galaxy.
  • noun slang A gangster, gangsta.
  • noun A thousand (1000), especially a thousand units of currency (cf. grand).
  • noun economics Abbreviation for Government Spending.
  • noun Alternate spelling of g, unit of gravitational acceleration.
  • noun The seventh letter of the English alphabet, called gee and written in the Latin script.
  • noun The ordinal number seventh, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called gee and written in the Latin script.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[g(rand), one thousand dollars.]

Examples

  • All Mr. Buffett has to do is send a check to Department G-- that's G for "gift" -- at the Bureau of the Public Debt in Parkersburg, W. Va.

    Our 'Voluntary' Tax Code

  • AND MR YAP 'MASTERED' how to play G and G#! ok, nvm, im talking crap.

    yanxious Diary Entry

  • G (x) and G² (x), referred to the same reference system, satisfy the conditions of the grav. field, no contradiction follows with the univocalness of events.

    Einstein's Philosophy of Science

  • Putting these elements together, we can say that a belief B is justified -- actually, prima facie justified -- for S if and only if it is formed on the basis of a truth-conducive ground G-- if and only if, that is, it is formed on the basis of some ground G, such that the objective probability that B is true, given that it has been formed on G, is high.

    Warranted Christian Belief

  • The usual position of the kidneys, G G*, is on either side of the lumbar spine, between the last ribs and the cristae of the iliac bones.

    Surgical Anatomy

  • In the thorax, the aorta, G G*, is wholly concealed by the lungs in their states both of inspiration and expiration.

    Surgical Anatomy

  • The manual compass extended to G in _altissimo_ and the pedals from CCC to G-- 32 notes.

    The Recent Revolution in Organ Building Being an Account of Modern Developments

  • If, then, the line, _B D_ {1} _ be drawn, it is conceded that all the material within the area, _A B D_ {1} G C A_, causes direct pressure against or upon the structure, _G C A_, the vertical lines being the ordinates of pressure due to weight, and the horizontal lines (qualified by certain ratios) being the abscissas of pressure due to thrust.

    Pressure, Resistance, and Stability of Earth American Society of Civil Engineers: Transactions, Paper No. 1174, Volume LXX, December 1910

  • From this point the aorta, G, rises and arches from before, backwards, to the left side of the spine, G*.

    Surgical Anatomy

  • Percussion, when made over the surface of the angle of the right side, discovers the presence of the liver, G G*.

    Surgical Anatomy

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