Main definitions of g in English

: g1G2G3

g1

  • 1Chemistry
    Gas.

  • 2Gelding.

  • 3Gram(s).

  • 4Physics
    Denoting quantum states or wave functions which do not change sign on inversion through the origin.

    The opposite of u

Physics
  • The acceleration due to gravity, equal to 9.81 m/s2.

Pronunciation:

g

/dʒiː/

Main definitions of g in English

: g1G2G3

G2

(also g)

noun

  • 1The seventh letter of the alphabet.

    1. 1.1 Denoting the next after F in a set of items, categories, etc.
    2. 1.2"g"Chess Denoting the seventh file from the left, as viewed from White's side of the board.
  • 2Music
    The fifth note in the diatonic scale of C major.

    1. 2.1 A key based on a scale with G as its keynote.

Pronunciation:

G

/dʒiː/

Main definitions of g in English

: g1G2G3

G3

  • 1Physics
    Gauss.

  • 2[in combination] (in units of measurement) giga- (109):

    ‘up to 79 Gbytes of mass data storage’
  • 3North American informal Grand (a thousand dollars):

    ‘I was up nine Gs on the blackjack tables’
  • 4A unit of acceleration equal to that produced by the earth's gravitational field:

    ‘I was pinned to the floor by six Gs!’

  • 1North American General audiences, a rating for a film that is suitable for all ages.

  • 2Chemistry
    Gibbs free energy.

  • 3Physics
    The gravitational constant, equal to 6.67 × 10−11 N m2 kg−2.

Pronunciation:

G

/dʒiː/