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e.g. abbreviation of "exempli gratia" (Latin); for example.
G clef the treble clef.
G-force (often l.c.) a unit of inertial stress on a body that is subjected to rapid acceleration, equal to about thirty-two feet per second per second.
G-man an agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; government man.
G-string a very brief garment covering the pubic area, worn by striptease dancers.
G-suit a full-body garment designed to nullify the effects of high acceleration by exerting pressure on the lower part of the body, worn esp. by astronauts.
G.B. abbreviation of "Great Britain," the main island of the United Kingdom, off the coast of France, occupied by England, Scotland, and Wales, and including some adjacent islands. (Cf. United Kingdom.)
H.G. Wells British author and social critic, born Herman George Wells, celebrated for developing the genre of science fiction.