Meaning of G in English

pl. Gs or G's .

1. Slang. grand: a sum of one thousand dollars.

2. ( sometimes l.c. ) Aerospace. gravity: a unit of acceleration equal to the acceleration of gravity at the earth's surface.

1. gay.

2. Psychol. general intelligence.

3. German.

4. good.


1. the seventh in order or in a series.

2. Music.

a. the fifth tone in the scale of C major or the seventh tone in the relative minor scale, A minor.

b. a string, key, or pipe tuned to this tone.

c. a written or printed note representing this tone.

d. (in the fixed system of solmization) the fifth tone of the scale of C major, called sol.

e. the tonality having G as the tonic note.

3. ( sometimes l.c. ) the medieval Roman numeral for 400. Cf. Roman numerals .

4. Elect.

a. conductance.

b. gauss.

5. Physics. constant of gravitation. See under law of gravity .

6. Biochem.

a. glycine.

b. guanine.

7. general: a rating assigned to a motion picture by the Motion Picture Association of America indicating that the film is suitable for general audiences, or children as well as adults. Cf. PG, PG-13, R (def. 5), X (def. 8).

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .