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HG

abbr.
High German

Hg 1

The symbol for mercury.

[From New Latin hydrargyrum, mercury, from Latin hydrargyrus, from Greek hudrarguros : hudr-, hudro-, hydro- + arguros, silver; see litharge.]

Hg 2

abbr. Bible
Haggai

hg

abbr.
1. hectogram
2. hemoglobin

hg

abbreviation for
(Units) hectogram

Hg

the chemical symbol for
(Elements & Compounds) mercury
[from New Latin hydrargyrum]

HG

abbreviation for
1. (Languages) High German
2. His (or Her) Grace
3. (Military) (formerly, in Britain) Home Guard

Hg


Chem. Symbol.
mercury.
[< New Latin hydrargyrum, for Latin hydrargyrus < Greek hydrárgyros literally, liquid silver (hydr- hydr-1 + árgyros silver)]

hg

hectogram.

H.G.

His Grace; Her Grace.

Hg

The symbol for mercury.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hg - a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic elementHg - a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures
metal, metallic element - any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
cinnabar - a heavy reddish mineral consisting of mercuric sulfide; the chief source of mercury
calomel, mercurous chloride - a tasteless colorless powder used medicinally as a cathartic
2.hg - 100 grams
metric weight unit, weight unit - a decimal unit of weight based on the gram
dag, decagram, dekagram, dkg - 10 grams
kg, kilo, kilogram - one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; "a kilogram is approximately 2.2 pounds"
Translations

hg

N ABBR =hectogram(s)hg