from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- abbreviation acceleration of gravity
- abbreviation gram
- noun The seventh letter of the modern English alphabet.
- noun Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter g.
- noun The seventh in a series.
- noun Something shaped like the letter G.
- noun The fifth tone in the scale of C major or the seventh tone in the relative minor scale.
- noun A key or scale in which G is the tonic.
- noun A written or printed note representing this tone.
- noun A string, key, or pipe tuned to the pitch of this tone.
from The Century Dictionary.
- In music:
- In chem.:
- In electricity, a symbol for conductance, the reciprocal of resistance. See
- An abbreviation of genitive; of German and Germany; of gram; of gulf; in a log-book, of gloomy weather.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- G is the seventh letter of the English alphabet, and a vocal consonant. It has two sounds; one simple, as in
gave, go, gull; the other compound (like that of j), as in gem, gin, dingy. See Guide to Pronunciation, §§ 231-6, 155, 176, 178, 179, 196, 211, 246.
- (Mus.) G is the name of the fifth tone of the natural or model scale; -- called also
solby the Italians and French. It was also originally used as the treble clef, and has gradually changed into the character represented in the margin. See Clef. G♯ (G sharp) is a tone intermediate between G and A.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The seventh letter of the
basic modern Latin alphabet.
- noun Symbol for the
gram, an SI unitof mass.
- noun Symbol for gravitational acceleration, approximately 9.81 m/s2 or 32 ft/sec2 at the earth's surface. Distinguished from
- noun Alternative form of
ɡ( voiced velar stop).
- abbreviation physics A unit of gravitational acceleration.
- noun The seventh
letterof the English alphabet, called geeand written in the Latin script.
- noun The
ordinalnumber seventh, derived from this letterof the English alphabet, called geeand written in the Latin script.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram
- noun a purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with cytosine
- noun a unit of information equal to 1024 mebibytes or 2^30 (1,073,741,824) bytes
- noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
- noun the 7th letter of the Roman alphabet
- noun a unit of information equal to 1000 megabytes or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bytes
- noun a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity; used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when it is accelerated
- noun one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)
- noun (physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton's law of gravitation
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And sometimes we think too hard, though that OCD can pay off. *g* g/a
Tropylium: ... the font you're using seems to conflate g and g~.
An assignment g² is an a-variant of g if g² agrees with g on all nominals save possibly a. The relation
D (B) are comparable with each other: g is better than g² if and only if the value of (3) is larger for g than for g².
I can feel it coming to the surface of my being, my skin ~t i n g l i n g~ with every breath, I am open, pushing forward, pressing against the bittersweet sting of needy flesh, pores of fire seeking your cooling lemon sorbet kiss.
The ongoing goal of most commercial prawn growers is to produce a large prawn (30 g+), but when prawns exceed approximately 17 g they begin to segregate into different size groups.
E is a magnet which by its attractive influence upon g holds t up against g¹ with a pressure dependent upon its magnetic intensity and upon its distance from the gauze.
The sulphur converted into a state of vapor passes through the conduit, R, into the coke or charcoal retort, G ', which is divided into two parts by the partition, _g g'_, of refractory clay, and heated by the fireplace, L'.
G, g | (go) like _g_ in _go_, _give_, as _gasto_ |
The figure shows an arrangement in which the fixed gauze, g¹, is perforated as in the apparatus illustrated in Fig. 2, and the movable electrode, g, is bent or dished so as to press upon g¹ around its edge.