Definitions

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

  • A trademark used for a movie rating indicating that admission will be granted to persons of all ages.
  • n. Slang One thousand dollars: lost twenty Gs at the racetrack.
  • The symbol for conductance.
  • abbr. gauss
  • abbr. genitive
  • abbr. gravitational constant
  • abbr. guanine

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

Etymologies

g(rand), one thousand dollars.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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 GĀ² (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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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