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GMT Tweet Definition of GMT Like Definition of GMT on Facebook
initialism 
  1. Greenwich Mean Time
     
gnomon Tweet Definition of gnomon Like Definition of gnomon on Facebook
noun 
  1. The pointer on a sundial.
  2. (geometry) A plane figure formed by removing a parallelogram from a corner of a larger parallelogram.
     
gong Tweet Definition of gong Like Definition of gong on Facebook
noun (gongs)
  1. (musici) a percussion instrument consisting of a metal disk that emits a sonorous sound when struck with a soft hammer
  2. a medal or award
     
Gregorian calendar Tweet Definition of Gregorian calendar Like Definition of Gregorian calendar on Facebook
noun 
  1. The calendar currently used in the western world. It replaced the Julian calendar and was devised to halt the slow drift of the vernal equinox towards earlier in the year.
     

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