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The Engineering Language by Ronald Hanifan

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G    Also g. An acceleration equal to the acceleration of gravity, 980.665 centimeters per second per second (approximately 32.2 feet per second per second at sea level), used as a unit of stress measurement of bodies that are being influenced by acceleration.

GAGE    An instrument that permits a pass or fail determination of a dimensional characteristic without knowledge of the actual dimension.

GAGE ACCURACY    The difference between the observed average of measurements and the true average of the same parts using precision instruments.

GAGE LENGTH    The original length of that portion of the specimen over which strain or change of length is ...

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