G is the seventh letter of the Latin alphabet. G may also refer to:


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, international license plate code G *
Glasgow Glasgow, (, also , ; sco, Glesca or ; gd, Glaschu ) with an estimated city A city is a large human settlement.Goodall, B. (1987) ''The Penguin Dictionary of Human Geography''. London: Penguin.Kuper, A. and Kuper, J., eds (1996) ''The Socia ...

, UK postal code G * Eastern
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, Canadian postal prefix G *
Melbourne Cricket Ground The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), also known locally as "The G", is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne Melbourne ( ; wyi, Naarm) is the List of Australian capital cities, capital and List of cities in Austra ...

Melbourne Cricket Ground
in Melbourne, Australia, generally called "The G" by locals

Arts, entertainment and media

Fictional characters

* G, a fictional character in the game '' Club Penguin'' * G, a fictional character in Sega's ''The House of the Dead'' series * G (''Street Fighter''), a fictional character in the ''Street Fighter'' series * Mr G, or Mr Gregson, a fictional character in the Australian TV comedy ''Summer Heights High''


* ''G'' (2002 film), by Christopher Scott Cherot * ''G'' (2004 film), a documentary about methamphetamine use among the Navajo



G (musical note) Sol, so, or G is the fifth note of the fixed-do solfège starting on C. As such it is the dominant, a perfect fifth above C or perfect fourth A fourth is a musical interval encompassing four staff positions in the music notation of Western ...
G major G major (or the key of G) is a major scale based on G (musical note), G, with the pitches G, A (musical note), A, B (musical note), B, C (musical note), C, D (musical note), D, E (musical note), E, and F♯ (musical note), F. Its key signature has ...
, a scale * G major chord, Chord names and symbols (popular music) *
G minorG minor is a minor scale based on G (musical note), G, consisting of the pitches G, A (musical note), A, B♭ (musical note), B, C (musical note), C, D (musical note), D, E♭ (musical note), E, and F (musical note), F. Its key signature has two Flat ...
, a scale


* ''G'' (Gerald Levert album) * ''G'' (King Creosote album) * ''G.'' (album), an album by Gotthard

Other music

* A prefix used to denote the Gérard catalog, a catalogue of Luigi Boccherini's works compiled by Yves Gérard

Rating systems

''G'' is a common type of
content rating A content rating (also known as maturity rating) rates the suitability of TV broadcasts, movies, comic book A comic book, also called comic magazine or (in the United Kingdom and Ireland) simply comic, is a publication that consists of comics ...
that applies to media entertainment, such as films, television shows and computer games, generally denoting "General Audience" meaning that access is not restricted. The following organizations all use the rating: * Australian Classification Board * Canadian motion picture rating system * Eirin * Irish Film Classification Office * Media Development Authority * Motion Picture Association of America film rating system * Movie and Television Review and Classification Board * National Bureau of Classification (NBC) * Office of Film and Literature Classification (New Zealand) The "G" rating is further documented at Motion picture content rating system and Television content rating system.

Other arts, entertainment and media

* G. (novel), ''G.'' (novel), by John Berger * G (magazine), ''G'' (magazine) *G, the production code for the 1964 ''Doctor Who'' serial ''The Sensorites'' * ''"G" Is for Gumshoe'', the seventh novel in Sue Grafton's ''Alphabet Mystery'' series, published in 1990 * The G logo for the Brazilian television network TV Gazeta in São Paulo since 2000

Brands and enterprises

* Mercedes-Benz G-Class, an automobile * The Gillette Company, ticker symbol G on the New York Stock Exchange

Mathematics and science

In astrophysics

* G, a stellar classification for yellowish stars * G, part of a provisional designation in astronomy for any comet, asteroid, or minor planet discovered between April 1 and 15

In chemistry and biology

* g, an abbreviation for gaseous * ATC code G, ''Genito-urinary system and sex hormones'', a section of the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System * G protein, a family of proteins involved in transmitting signals across cell membranes * G-spot, or Gräfenberg spot, an erogenous area of the vagina * Gamma-Hydroxybutyric acid, a drug more commonly known as GHB * Glycine, an amino acid * Guanosine, a nucleoside * Haplogroup G (mtDNA), a human mitochondrial haplogroup * Haplogroup G (Y-DNA), a Y-chromosome haplogroup

In computing

* "G", a visual programming language for National Instruments' LabVIEW * G, the customary prefix for Gibi, the binary multiple meaning 10243 = 1073741824 * G-code, common name for computer numerical control (CNC) programming language

In linguistics

* , a symbol in IPA for ''voiced uvular plosive'' * , a symbol in IPA for ''voiced velar stop''

In mathematics

* Catalan's constant, which appears in combinatorics * Graham's number, an extremely large number arising in Ramsey theory * Meijer G-function G_^ * Metric tensor, a type of function defined on a manifold, and a generalization of the dot product

In physics

With respect to electromagnetism

* G band (disambiguation) * Gauss (unit), a unit of magnetic induction * Electrical conductance, g, the ease with which an electric current passes through a material * g-factor (physics), the magnetic moment of a particle

With respect to gravitation

* Einstein tensor, G, in general relativity * Gravitational constant, G, an empirical physical constant * Graviton (G), a fundamental particle theorized to mediate the gravitational interaction * Gravity of Earth, g, the local acceleration due to gravity ** g-force, ''g''-force, the acceleration of a body relative to free fall ** Standard gravity (''g''0 or ''g''n), the standardised acceleration due to gravity on Earth

Other uses in physics

* Gibbs free energy, a function of thermodynamics * Gluon (g), a fundamental particle which mediates the strong interaction * Shear modulus, in materials science, the ratio of shear stress to shear strain in a material

In scales, weights and measures

* G, giga-, an SI prefix meaning 109 = 1,000,000,000 * g, gram, a unit of mass in the SI system * General intelligence factor, or "g factor", in psychometrics


* G, 1000 (number)#In popular culture, 1000 in popular culture, especially in relation to money; short for "grand" * Gangsta rap, Gangsta, in hip hop culture, the word for a person or a style


* G (New York City Subway service), the G Brooklyn–Queens Crosstown Local, a rapid transit service * G, the List of aircraft registration prefixes, aircraft registration prefix for the United Kingdom

Other uses

* G the Storey#Numbering, ground floor, particularly in elevators * G, an ITU prefix for radio and television call signs in the United Kingdom * 'g', the growth rate, in the dividend discount model approach to financial valuation * Dominical letter G for a common year starting on Monday * List of military time zones#G, Golf, the military time zone code for UTC+07:00 * G (or the more specific G-4 or G-6), a relatively poor grade of Coin collecting#Grade and value, coin * G (short for "Greek") in biblical criticism refers to the Septuagint, the oldest extant translation of the Hebrew scriptures into Greek.

See also

* 1G (disambiguation) * G1 (disambiguation) * Gee (disambiguation) * GS (disambiguation) {{disambiguation ca:G#Significats de G la:G#Abbreviationes hu:G#Jelentései ja:G#G の意味 simple:G#Meanings for G sl:G#Pomeni fi:G#G-kirjaimen merkityksiä sv:G#Betydelser