1. [ noun ] a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram
Synonyms: gram gm gramme
Related terms: metric_weight_unit dekagram carat obolus
2. [ noun ] (computer science) a unit of information equal to one billion (1,000,000,000) bytes or one thousand megabytes
Synonyms: Gigabyte Gb GB gigabyte
Related terms: computer_memory_unit terabyte megabyte
3. [ noun ] (biology,chemistry,biochemistry) a purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with cytosine
Synonyms: guanine
Related terms: purine ribonucleic_acid deoxyribonucleic_acid
4. [ noun ] (mathematics) the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
Synonyms: thousand M thou K chiliad grand 1000 yard one_thousand
Related terms: large_integer
5. [ noun ] the 7th letter of the Roman alphabet
Related terms: letter Roman_alphabet
6. [ noun ] (chemistry) one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)
Synonyms: deoxyguanosine_monophosphate
Related terms: nucleotide
7. [ noun ] (physics) 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
Synonyms: gee g-force
Related terms: force_unit
8. [ noun ] (physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton's law of gravitation
Synonyms: constant_of_gravitation universal_gravitational_constant gravitational_constant
Related terms: constant law_of_gravitation physics
Similar spelling:   gu