• South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
    South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
    South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is a British overseas territory and overseas territory of the European Union in the southern Atlantic Ocean. It is a remote and inhospitable collection of islands, consisting of South Georgia and a chain of smaller islands, known as the South Sandwich...

     (ISO country code)
    • .gs
      .gs is the Internet country code top-level domain for South Georgia and the South Sandwich is a member of CoCCA, a group of country-code domains making use of common registry and dispute resolution services, along with .af, .cx, .nf, .ki, .tl, .mn, .dm, and is a common domain...

      , an Internet country code top-level domain


  • g-force
    The g-force associated with an object is its acceleration relative to free-fall. This acceleration experienced by an object is due to the vector sum of non-gravitational forces acting on an object free to move. The accelerations that are not produced by gravity are termed proper accelerations, and...

     (Gs), multiples of the acceleration due to gravity
  • Guanosine synthetase


  • Glideslope
    Instrument Landing System
    An instrument landing system is a ground-based instrument approach system that provides precision guidance to an aircraft approaching and landing on a runway, using a combination of radio signals and, in many cases, high-intensity lighting arrays to enable a safe landing during instrument...

  • Ground Speed
    Ground speed
    Ground speed is the speed of an aircraft relative to the ground. Information displayed to passengers through the entertainment system often gives the aircraft groundspeed rather than airspeed....

  • Ghostscript
    Ghostscript is a suite of software based on an interpreter for Adobe Systems' PostScript and Portable Document Format page description languages.- Features :...

    , a free software suite for handling PostScript and Portable Document Format (PDF) files
  • Roland GS
    Roland GS
    Roland GS, or just GS, sometimes expanded as General Standard or General Sound, is an extension of General MIDI specification. It requires that all GS-compatible equipment must meet a certain set of features and it documents interpretations of some MIDI commands and bytes sequences, thus defining...

    , an extension of General MIDI electronic musical instruments' specification by Roland Corporation
  • The group separator character in the C0
    C0 and C1 control codes
    Most character encodings, in addition to representing printable characters, may also represent additional information about the text, such as the position of a cursor, an instruction to start a new line, or a message that the text has been received...

     control code set
  • The Apple IIGS
    Apple IIGS
    The Apple , the fifth and most powerful model in the Apple II series of personal computers produced by Apple Computer. The "GS" in the name stands for Graphics and Sound, referring to its enhanced graphics and sound capabilities, both of which greatly surpassed previous models of the line...

     was a computer in the Apple II series, named for its graphic and sound capabilities
  • Genome Sequencer, a scientific instrument made by 454 Life Sciences
  • Genome Sequencing, a biotechnology term that refers to determining the sequence of an organism's genetic code
  • GS register in X86 computer architecture


  • An abbreviation for "games started
    Starting lineup
    A starting lineup in sports is an official list of the set of players who will actively participate in the event when the game begins. The players in the starting lineup are commonly referred to as starters, whereas the others are substitutes or bench players.The starters are commonly the best...

    ", a measurement used in sports statistics
  • The shortened form for Turkish sports club Galatasaray S.K.
    Galatasaray S.K.
    Galatasaray Spor Kulübü is a Turkish sports club based in Istanbul, most notable for its football section, also known as Galatasaray S.K.. It also fields teams in Athletics, Basketball, Wheelchair basketball, Volleyball, Water polo, Swimming, Rowing, Sailing, Judo, Bridge, Equestrian, Handball,...

  • Giant Slalom skiing
    Giant Slalom skiing
    Giant slalom is an alpine skiing discipline. It involves skiing between sets of poles spaced at a greater distance to each other than in slalom but less than in super G....


  • Girl Scouts of the USA
    Girl Scouts of the USA
    The Girl Scouts of the United States of America is a youth organization for girls in the United States and American girls living abroad. It describes itself as "the world's preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls". It was founded by Juliette Gordon Low in 1912 and was organized after Low...

  • Glasgow Subway
    Glasgow Subway
    The Glasgow Subway is an underground metro line in Glasgow, Scotland. Opened on 14 December 1896, it is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world after the London Underground and the Budapest Metro. Formerly a cable railway, the Subway was later electrified, but its twin circular lines...

  • Goldman Sachs
    Goldman Sachs
    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is an American multinational bulge bracket investment banking and securities firm that engages in global investment banking, securities, investment management, and other financial services primarily with institutional clients...

    , , one of the world's largest global investment banks
  • GS Group
    GS Group
    GS Group is a Korean conglomerate. GS comprises GS Holdings and subsidiaries & affiliates including GS Caltex, GS Retail, GS Shop, GS EPS, GS Global, GS Sports and GS E&C among others. The asset size is at 31.1 trillion KRW as the end of 2007 placing GS at the 6th largest in Korea excluding the...

    , a Korean company that is a spin-off from the LG Group
  • Geological Society of London
    Geological Society of London
    The Geological Society of London is a learned society based in the United Kingdom with the aim of "investigating the mineral structure of the Earth"...

    , the oldest geological society in the world
  • Gold Standard Clean Development Mechanism, a Swiss-based non-profit organization that provides additional brand value to Carbon Credits
  • GS (swedish union)
    GS (Swedish union)
    GS is a trade union in Sweden established June 1, 2009 through the merging of Swedish Forest and Wood Workers' Union and Swedish Graphic Workers' Union. It has a membership of 65,000 and organizes workers in the forestry, woodworking and graphic industries...

    , a swedish union organizing workers in the forestry, wood working and graphic industries

Media and Games

  • GameShark
    GameShark is the brand name of a line of video game cheat cartridges and other products for a variety of console video game systems and Windows based computers. Currently, the brand name is owned by Mad Catz, who actively markets GameShark products for the PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, and Sega game...

    , a video game cheating device
  • Game Show
    Game show
    A game show is a type of radio or television program in which members of the public, television personalities or celebrities, sometimes as part of a team, play a game which involves answering questions or solving puzzles usually for money and/or prizes...

  • GameSpot
    GameSpot is a video gaming website that provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information. The site was launched in May 1, 1996 by Pete Deemer, Vince Broady and Jon Epstein. It was purchased by ZDNet, a brand which was later purchased by CNET Networks. CBS Interactive, which...

    , an online gaming community
  • GameStop
    GameStop Corporation is an American video game and entertainment software retailer. The company, whose headquarters is in Grapevine, Texas, United States, operates 6,500 retail stores throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, New...

    , one of the largest video game and entertainment software retailers
  • GameSurge
    GameSurge is a popular Internet Relay Chat network devoted to the online multiplayer gaming community. Games commonly seen referenced on GameSurge include many first person shooters and MMORPGs .GameSurge is...

    , an online gaming IRC network
  • Gathering Speed
    Gathering Speed
    Gathering Speed is the fourth studio albums of the English progressive rock band, Big Big Train. It was released in 2004 by Treefrog Records. It is dedicated to the airmen and women who lost their lives in the Battle of Britain . The song The Road Much Further On was originally titled You Can't...

    , studio album by Big Big Train
  • GemStone IV
    GemStone IV
    GemStone IV is a multiplayer text-based online role-playing game produced by Simutronics. Players control characters in a High Fantasy game world named "Elanthia". The first playable version of the game was known as GemStone ][ and was launched in April 1988 on GEnie...

    , a text-based multiplayer online roleplaying game by Simutronics Corp.
  • Ghost Stations
    Ghost Stations
    Ghost Stations is a series of books by the British military historian Bruce Barrymore Halpenny, containing ostensibly true ghost and mystery stories generally connected to the RAF, airfields and other military or war connected stories.- History :...

    , a series of true ghost mystery stories by Bruce Barrymore Halpenny
  • Golden Sun
    Golden Sun
    Golden Sun, released in Japan as , is the first installment in a series of fantasy role-playing video games developed by Camelot Software Planning and published by Nintendo. It was released in November 2001 for Nintendo's Game Boy Advance and was followed by a sequel, Golden Sun: The Lost Age, in...

    , a video game for the Game Boy Advance
  • Graphics Synthesizer, the graphics processor for the PlayStation 2
  • Green Screen, a variant of the 'blue screen' technique used in visual effects
  • Group Sounds
    Group Sounds
    Group Sounds is a genre of Japanese rock music. Inspired by The Beatles, Group Sounds became popular in the mid to late 1960s. Group Sounds initiated fusion of Japanese kayōkyoku music and rock music...

    , a genre of Japanese rock
  • Gundam Seed, a Japanese anime television series which is part of the Gundam franchise
  • Pokémon Gold and Silver
    Pokémon Gold and Silver
    are the second installments of the Pokémon series of role-playing video games developed by Game Freak and published by Nintendo for the Game Boy Color. The games have dual-mode capabilities allowing them to also be played on earlier Game Boy models. They were first released in Japan in 1999 and to...

Government and Regulatory

  • General Schedule
    General Schedule
    The General Schedule is the predominant pay scale within the United States civil service. The GS includes the majority of white collar personnel positions...

    , a prefix designating a pay grade in the United States civil service
  • Geprüfte Sicherheit
    Geprüfte Sicherheit
    The Geprüfte Sicherheit or GS mark is a voluntary certification mark for technical equipment. It indicates that the equipment meets German and, if available, European safety requirements for such devices...

    , a safety mark appearing on electrical equipment


  • Air Foyle IATA airline designator
  • Gilbert's syndrome
    Gilbert's syndrome
    Gilbert's syndrome , often shortened to GS, also called Gilbert-Meulengracht syndrome, is the most common hereditary cause of increased bilirubin and is found in up to 5% of the population...

    , a liver enzyme disorder which can cause elevated levels of serum bilirubin
  • General semantics
    General Semantics
    General semantics is a program begun in the 1920's that seeks to regulate the evaluative operations performed in the human brain. After partial program launches under the trial names "human engineering" and "humanology," Polish-American originator Alfred Korzybski fully launched the program as...

    , a program to train human brain operations, initiated by Alfred Korzybski with elements popularized by S. I. Hayakawa
  • in BSDM an abbreviation for "golden showers"
  • Gs is a frequent misspelling of g, the physical unit g-force
    The g-force associated with an object is its acceleration relative to free-fall. This acceleration experienced by an object is due to the vector sum of non-gravitational forces acting on an object free to move. The accelerations that are not produced by gravity are termed proper accelerations, and...

  • Grade separation
    Grade separation
    Grade separation is the method of aligning a junction of two or more transport axes at different heights so that they will not disrupt the traffic flow on other transit routes when they cross each other. The composition of such transport axes does not have to be uniform; it can consist of a...

  • Guest Star
  • Gs alpha subunit
    Gs alpha subunit
    The Gs alpha subunit is a heterotrimeric G protein subunit that activates the cAMP-dependent pathway by activating adenylate cyclase.-Receptors:The G protein-coupled receptors that couple to this kind of G-protein include:...

    , a subtype of G-protein coupled receptors


  • BMW GS on-road/off-road motorcycles (e.g. R1100GS)
  • Lexus GS
    Lexus GS
    The Lexus GS is a series of mid-size luxury sports sedans / executive cars sold by Lexus since 1993. Designed to fill the gap between the ES and LS, and to provide Lexus with a performance sedan to compete in the mid-luxury class, three generations of the GS have been produced to date...

    , an executive performance saloon manufactured by TMC division Lexus
  • Buick Gran Sport
    Buick Gran Sport
    The Buick Gran Sport or GS was a high-performance option package available on a number of Buick models, including the Riviera, Skylark, Century and Wildcat. A special version of one model was given the package's name as its model name....

     or Buick GS
  • Citroën GS
    Citroën GS
    The Citroën GS and Citroën GSA are small family cars produced by the French automaker Citroën. The GS was voted European Car of the Year for 1971, and was probably the most technologically advanced car in its class when launched, with class leading comfort, safety and aerodynamics.-Market...

    , a model of car produced by French automobile manufacturer Citroën
  • Alfa Romeo Giulietta
    Alfa Romeo Giulietta
    The Alfa Romeo Giulietta was a subcompact automobile manufactured by the Italian car maker Alfa Romeo from 1954 to 1965. The Giulietta was introduced at the Turin Motor Show in 1954 and almost 132,000 were built in the Portello factory in Milan.The first Giulietta model was a coupé, the Giulietta...

    , Giulietta Spyder, a car made by Alfa Romeo
  • Suzuki GS series
    Suzuki GS series
    The Suzuki GS series is a line of motorcycles featuring air-cooled parallel-twin and Inline four engines with two or four valves per cylinder. The GS-range of models are considered to be examples of Universal Japanese motorcycles. The range of motorcycles in the series had engine displacements...

    , a line of motorcycles
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