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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun g:

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Definition of the noun g

What does g mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • g: gs
  • G: -

  1. a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram
  2. a purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with cytosine
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of G: guanine
    • more generic word: purine = any of several bases that are derivatives of purine
    • substance of: deoxyribonucleic acid / desoxyribonucleic acid / DNA = a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix; ribonucleic acid / RNA = a long linear polymer of nucleotides found in the nucleus but mainly in the cytoplasm of a cell where it is associated with microsomes
  3. one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)
  4. the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
  5. 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
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • synonyms of g: g-force / gee
    • more generic term: force unit = a unit of measurement of physical force
  6. a unit of information equal to 1000 megabytes or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bytes
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • synonyms of G: GB / gigabyte
    • more generic term: computer memory unit = a unit for measuring computer memory
    • part of: TB / terabyte = a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabytes or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bytes
    • part: megabyte / MB / M = a unit of information equal to 1000 kilobytes or 10^6 (1,000,000) bytes
  7. a unit of information equal to 1024 mebibytes or 2^30 (1,073,741,824) bytes
  8. (physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton's law of gravitation
  9. the 7th letter of the Roman alphabet

Alternative definition of the noun g


  1. [slang] A gangsta, gangster
  2. [economics] Abbreviation for Government Spending.


  1. Term used to represent 1,000, often in connection with units of currency.

Other definitions of g

What does g also mean?


  1. [galaxy] a galaxy
  2. [sports] goals , a sports statistic


  1. [sports, baseball] the statistic reporting the number of games that a player has participated in


  1. Latn-def, en, letter, 7, gee


  1. (US: Of a movie) General - suitable for a general audience
  2. German language
  3. See Gay.
  4. Ground floor
  5. [italicized] acceleration due to gravity, also called gee.
  6. Could mean "gangsta."


  1. Latn-def, en, letter, 7, gee


  1. Latn-def, en, ordinal, 7, gee

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