Meaning of G in English


Pronunciation: ' j ē

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural g's or gs \ ' j ē z \

Usage: often cap

often attrib

before 12th century

1 a : 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 [ g ravity] : 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 [ g rand] slang : a sum of $1000

7 : something shaped like the letter G

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.