another name for the grad, a unit of angle measurement equal to 1/400 circle, 0.01 right angle, 0.9°, or 54'. This name was formerly used in German, Swedish, and other languages in which the word grad means degree. The gon is rarely used today. The name is taken from the ancient Greek word gonia, angle.

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  • gon — gon·a·duct; gon·a·kie; gon·apophysal; gon·apophysis; gon·ca·lo; gon·dang; gon·do·let; gon·do·lier; gon·ef; gon·er; gon·fa·lon; gon·fa·lon·ier; gon·fa·lo·nie·re; gon·fa·non; gon·go·resque; gon·go·rism; gon·gy·lo·ne·ma; gon·i·dan·gi·um; gon·if;… …   English syllables

  • Gon — 〈n. 11; nach Zahlenangaben Pl.: ; 〉 Maßeinheit für den ebenen Winkel, im Unterschied zum Altgrad, der 400. Teil des Vollkreises od. der 100. Teil des rechten Winkels; Sy Neugrad [zu grch. gonia „Ecke“] * * * gon = Gon. * * * Gon   [zu griechisch… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Gon — has the following meanings: * GON is the IATA airport code for Groton New London Airport * In German, Swedish, and other northern European languages, gon is a synonym for grad, a measurement of plane angle equivalent to 1/400 of a full circle. *… …   Wikipedia

  • Gon — ゴン Жанр комедия, приключения Манга Автор Масаси Танака Издатель …   Википедия

  • Gon — puede hacer referencia a: Gon Freecss, personaje principal de la serie de anime/manga Hunter × Hunter escrita por Yoshihiro Togashi. El apodo del futbolista japonés Masashi Nakayama. Gon, serie de manga protagonizada por un pequeño dinosaurio… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Gon — Gon, das; s, e <griechisch> (Geodäsie Einheit für [ebene] Winkel [1 gon = 100. Teil eines rechten Winkels]; Zeichen gon); 5 Gon …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • gon — [ gɔ̃ ] n. m. • v. 1980; gr. gônia « angle » ♦ Métrol. Unité de mesure d angle plan. ⇒ 1. grade. 100 gons valent 90°. ⊗ HOM. Gond, gong. ● gon nom masculin Synonyme de grade (unité d angle), utilisé surtout dans les pays germaniques. ● gon… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • gon|do|la — «GON duh luh, gon DOH », noun. 1. a long, narrow boat, with a high peak at each end, used on the canals of Venice. It is rowed or poled by a single oar near the stern. 2. a) a car that hangs under an airship and holds the motors, passengers, and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gon|if — or gon|iff «GON uhf», noun. = ganef. (Cf. ↑ganef) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gon — Gon, imp. & p. p. of {Go}. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gon- — ⇒GON(O) , (GON , GONO ) élém. formant Élém. formant, du gr. « genou », entrant dans la construction de qq. subst. du domaine de la méd. (pathol., rhumatologie); le 2e terme est d orig. gr. V. gonalgie (s.v. algie I) et aussi : gonarthrite, subst …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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