HyperDic: mg

English > 2 senses of the word mg / Mg:
NOUNquantitymg, milligramone thousandth (1/1,000) gram
substanceMg, magnesium, atomic number 12a light silver-white ductile bivalent metallic element
English > mg: 2 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningOne thousandth (1/1,000) gram.
Synonymmilligram
Part ofgrain, metric grainA weight unit used for pearls or diamonds
Partsmicrogram, mcgOne millionth (1/1,000,000) gram
Broadermetric weight unit, weight unitA decimal unit of weight based on the gram
Catalanmg, mil·ligram
Spanishmiligramo
English > Mg: 2 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA light silver-white ductile bivalent metallic element; in pure form it burns with brilliant white flame; occurs naturally only in combination (as in magnesite and dolomite and carnallite and spinel and olivine).
Synonymsmagnesium, atomic number 12
Broadermetallic element, metalAny of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
Substance ofcarnalliteA white or reddish mineral consisting of hydrous chlorides / chlorides of potassium and magnesium
dolomite, bitter sparA light colored mineral consisting of calcium magnesium carbonate
magnesiteA white mineral consisting of magnesium carbonate
olivineA mineral consisting of magnesium iron silicate
periclase, magnesia, magnesium oxideA white solid mineral that occurs naturally as periclase
spinelA hard glassy mineral consisting of an oxide of magnesium and aluminum
Catalanmagnesi, número atòmic 12
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