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G . 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, // 231-6, 155, 176, 178, 179, 196, 211, 246.
G . 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/ (G sharp) is a tone intermediate between G and A.
Gab n. The hook on the end of an eccentric rod opposite the strap. See. Illust. of Eccentric.
Gab v. i. The mouth; hence, idle prate; chatter; unmeaning talk; loquaciousness.
Gab v. i. To deceive; to lie.
Gab v. i. To talk idly; to prate; to chatter.
Gabarage n. A kind of coarse cloth for packing goods.
Gabardine n. Alt. of Gaberdine
Gabber n. A liar; a deceiver.
Gabber n. One addicted to idle talk.
Gabbier n. One who gabbles; a prater.
Gabble v. i. To talk fast, or to talk without meaning; to prate; to jabber.
Gabble v. i. To utter inarticulate sounds with rapidity; as, gabbling fowls.
Gabble n. Loud or rapid talk without meaning.
Gabble n. Inarticulate sounds rapidly uttered; as of fowls.
 
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Nitrol : n. Any one of a series of hydrocarbons containing the nitro and the nitroso or isonitroso group united to the same carbon atom.

 
Based on The Online Plain Text English Dictionary (OPTED) produced by Ralph S. Sutherland from the 1913 edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
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