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 for G
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  G \G\ (j[=e])
     1. G is the seventh letter of the English alphabet, and a
        vocal consonant. It has two sounds; one simple, as in
        gave, go, gull; the other compound (like that of j), as in
        gem, gin, dingy. See Guide to Pronunciation, [sect][sect]
        231-6, 155, 176, 178, 179, 196, 211, 246.
        [1913 Webster]
     Note: The form of G is from the Latin, in the alphabet which
           it first appeared as a modified form of C. The name is
           also from the Latin, and probably comes to us through
           the French. Etymologically it is most closely related
           to a c hard, k y, and w; as in corn, grain, kernel; kin
           L. genus, Gr. ?; E. garden, yard; drag, draw; also to
           ch and h; as in get, prehensile; guest, host (an army);
           gall, choler; gust, choose. See C.
           [1913 Webster]
     2. (Mus.) G is the name of the fifth tone of the natural or
        model scale; -- called also sol by the Italians and
        French. It was also originally used as the treble clef,
        and has gradually changed into the character represented
        in the margin. See Clef. G[sharp] (G sharp) is a tone
        intermediate between G and A.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a
           kilogram [syn: gram, gramme, gm, g]
      2: a purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with cytosine [syn:
         guanine, G]
      3: one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four
         nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar
         (ribose) [syn: deoxyguanosine monophosphate, G]
      4: the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100 [syn:
         thousand, one thousand, 1000, M, K, chiliad, G,
         grand, thou, yard]
      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 [syn: g, gee, g-force]
      6: a unit of information equal to 1000 megabytes or 10^9
         (1,000,000,000) bytes [syn: gigabyte, G, GB]
      7: a unit of information equal to 1024 mebibytes or 2^30
         (1,073,741,824) bytes [syn: gigabyte, gibibyte, G,
         GB, GiB]
      8: (physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and
         distance in Newton's law of gravitation [syn: gravitational
         constant, universal gravitational constant, constant of
         gravitation, G]
      9: the 7th letter of the Roman alphabet [syn: G, g]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  79 Moby Thesaurus words for "G":
     C, C-note, G suit, G-note, M, apogeotropism, buck, cartwheel, cent,
     century, chiliad, chiliagon, chiliahedron, chiliarch, chiliarchia,
     copper, dime, dollar, dollar bill, fifty cents, fin, fish,
     five cents, five hundred dollars, five-dollar bill,
     five-hundred-dollar bill, five-spot, fiver, four bits, frogskin,
     geotropism, grand, gravitation, graviton, gravity, half G,
     half a C, half dollar, half grand, hundred-dollar bill, iron man,
     kilo, kilocycle, kilogram, kilohertz, kiloliter, kilometer, lakh,
     mass, mill, millennium, millepede, milligram, milliliter, myriad,
     nickel, one hundred thousand, penny, quarter, red cent, sawbuck,
     silver dollar, skin, smacker, specific gravity, ten cents,
     ten thousand, ten-spot, tenner, thou, thousand, thousand dollars,
     thousand-dollar bill, twenty-dollar bill, twenty-five cents,
     two bits, two-dollar bill, two-spot, yard

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

      1. [SI] See quantifiers.
      2. The letter G has special significance in the hacker community, largely
      thanks to the GNU project and the GPL.
      Many free software projects have names that names that begin with G. The
      GNU project gave many of its projects names that were acronyms beginning
      with the word ?GNU?, such as ?GNU C Compiler? (gcc) and ?GNU Debugger?
      (gdb), and this launched a tradition. Just as many Java developers will
      begin their projects with J, many free software developers will begin
      theirs with G. It is often the case that a program with a G-prefixed name
      is licensed under the GNU GPL.
      For example, someone may write a free Enterprise Engineering Kludge package
      (EEK technology is all the rage in the technical journals) and name it ?
      geek? to imply that it is a GPL'd EEK package.

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     1.  The abbreviated form of giga-.
     2.  ["G: A Functional Language with Generic Abstract
     Data Types", P.A.G. Bailes, Computer Langs 12(2):69-94, 1987].
     3.  A language developed at Oregon State
     University in 1988 which combines functional programming,
     object-oriented programming, relational, imperative
     programming and logic programming (you name it we got it).
     ["The Multiparadigm Language G", J. Placer, Computer Langs
     16:235-258, 1991].
     [{Jargon File]

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