I. noun (plural g's or gs) Usage: often capitalized, often attributive Date: 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. [gravity] 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. [grand] slang a sum of $1000 7. something shaped like the letter G II. abbreviation 1. acceleration of gravity; gravity 2. game 3. gauge 4. gelding 5. gender 6. good 7. gram

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