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Meaning of G

Pronunciation:  jee, jee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the 7th letter of the Roman alphabet
  2. [n]  (physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton's law of gravitation
  3. [n]  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
  4. [n]  a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram
  5. [n]  the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
  6. [n]  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)

G is a 1 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: 1000, chiliad, constant of gravitation, deoxyguanosine monophosphate, gee, gm, gram, gramme, grand, gravitational constant, K, M, one thousand, thou, thousand, universal gravitational constant, yard
 See Also: alphabetic character, carat, constant, dag, decagram, dekagram, dkg, force unit, large integer, law of gravitation, letter, letter of the alphabet, metric weight unit, Newton's law of gravitation, nucleotide, obolus, Roman alphabet, weight unit



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\G\ (j[=e])
1. 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, [sect][sect]
   231-6, 155, 176, 178, 179, 196, 211, 246.

Note: The form of G is from the Latin, in the alphabet which
      it first appeared as a modified form of C. The name is
      also from the Latin, and probably comes to us through
      the French. Etymologically it is most closely related
      to a c hard, k y, and w; as in corn, grain, kernel; kin
      L. genus, Gr. ?; E. garden, yard; drag, draw; also to
      ch and h; as in get, prehensile; guest, host (an army);
      gall, choler; gust, choose. See {C}.

2. (Mus.) G is the name of the fifth tone of the natural or
   model scale; -- called also {sol} by 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[sharp] (G sharp) is a tone
   intermediate between G and A.

Computing Dictionary

1. ["G: A Functional Language with Generic Abstract Data Types", P.A.G. Bailes, Computer Langs 12(2):69-94 (1987)].

2. A language developed at oregon state university in 1988 which combines functional programming, object-oriented programming, relational, imperative and logic programming (you name it we got it).

["The Multiparadigm Language G", J. Placer, Computer Langs 16:235-258(1991)].

3. The abbreviated form of giga-.

[jargon file]

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A nitrogenous base, one member of the base pair G-C (guanine and cytosine).
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: apogeotropism, buck, C, cartwheel, cent, century, chiliad, chiliagon, chiliahedron, chiliarch, chiliarchia, C-note, copper, dime, dollar, dollar bill, fifty cents, fin, fish, five cents, five hundred dollars, five-dollar bill, five-hundred-dollar bill, fiver, five-spot, four bits, frogskin, G suit, geotropism, G-note, grand, gravitation, graviton, gravity, half a C, half dollar, half G, half grand, hundred-dollar bill, iron man, kilo, kilocycle, kilogram, kilohertz, kiloliter, kilometer, lakh, M, mass, mill, millennium, millepede, milligram, milliliter, myriad, nickel, one hundred thousand, penny, quarter, red cent, sawbuck, silver dollar, skin, smacker, specific gravity, ten cents, ten thousand, tenner, ten-spot, thou, thousand, thousand dollars, thousand-dollar bill, twenty-dollar bill, twenty-five cents, two bits, two-dollar bill, two-spot, yard