(adjective) of or relating to the stomach and intestines; “a gastrointestinal disorder”
gilbert, Gb, Gi
(noun) a unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns
(verb) clean in preparation for inspection; “the soldiers GIed the barracks”
Source: WordNet® 3.1
gi (plural gis or gi)
A martial arts uniform.
• IG, Ig, ig
GI was originally an initialism for Galvanized Iron; during the 1930s the usage expanded to stand for Government Issue; by World War II it had become a nickname for the military personnel themselves.
GI (not comparable)
(military) Initialism of general issue. Given to a soldier by the army (as an item), rather than brought from home; or used by the army (as a procedure), and different from its civilian counterpart.
(medicine) Initialism of gastrointestinal.
(US) Initialism of government issue.
(US, military) Initialism of general infantry.
GI (countable and uncountable, plural GIs)
A member of the U.S. military.
One who is demanding and strict, in the manner of a stereotypical member of the military.
Initialism of galvanized iron.
Initialism of geographical indication.
Initialism of glycemic index.
Misspelling of Gl, the prefix for Gliese catalog of nearby stars
GI (third-person singular simple present GIs, present participle GIing, simple past and past participle GIed)
(military) To clean aggressively.
• IG, Ig, ig