gee

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v gee give a command to a horse to turn to the right side
    • v gee turn to the right side "the horse geed"
    • n gee a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity; used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when it is accelerated
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Gee To agree; to harmonize.
    • Gee To turn to the off side, or from the driver (i.e., in the United States, to the right side); -- said of cattle, or a team; used most frequently in the imperative, often with off, by drivers of oxen, in directing their teams, and opposed to haw, or hoi.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • gee To agree; suit; fit.
    • gee Crooked; awry.
    • gee To move to one side; in particular, to move or turn to the off side, or from the driver—that is, to the right, the driver standing on the left or nigh side: used by teamsters, chiefly in the imperative, addressed to the animals they are driving: often with off.
    • gee To move; stir.
    • gee To cause to move or turn to the off side, or from the driver: as, to gee a team of oxen.
    • gee To move: as, ye′ re no able to gee it.
    • n gee Stubbornness; pettishness.
    • n gee An affront.
    • gee A dialectal form of give.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Gee (prov.) a fit of ill-temper, usually in phrase 'to take the gee.'
    • v.i Gee of horses, to move to the offside—the right, the driver standing on the left
    • v.t Gee to cause so to move
    • v.i Gee to go, to suit, get on well
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. G. , interj., used in calling to a horse, It. giò, F. dia, used to turn a horse to the left

Usage

In literature:

Gee whiz, I knew you were sick and tired of us, but I didn't think you'd hand us one like that.
"Tom Slade at Black Lake" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
Gee, ain't it fierce, lady?
"The Short Cut" by Jackson Gregory
And, gee, I'll look forward to seeing you tomorrow night, too.
"Tom Slade with the Boys Over There" by Percy K. Fitzhugh
But, gee, it was a close call!
"Into the Jaws of Death" by Jack O'Brien
Gee, I've known it all, all the kicks life can hand a derelict born under an evil influence.
"The Triumph of John Kars" by Ridgwell Cullum
The driver's whip lash curled in the air, and his nasal "Gee haw" swung the yoked beasts slowly to one side.
"The Emigrant Trail" by Geraldine Bonner
Gee, it sure is raining some!
"The Outdoor Girls on Pine Island" by Laura Lee Hope
Gee whiz, What a puissant potentate the Critic is.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume VII. (of X.)" by Various
Gee, I never knew chocolate and bacon went so good together.
"Tom Slade at Temple Camp" by Percy K. Fitzhugh
Not once but fifty times Macdonald left the gee-pole to break a way through snow-waves for the sled.
"The Yukon Trail" by William MacLeod Raine
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In poetry:

More than a man was the plowman,
Shouting his gee and haw;
For a something dim kept pace with him,
And ever the poet saw;
"The Poet's Town" by John Gneisenau Neihardt
Miss Gee looked up at the starlight
And said, 'Does anyone care
That I live on Clevedon Terrace
On one hundred pounds a year?'
"Miss Gee" by W H Auden
Ons nasie? ag, die mense praat:
Daar lê iets groots in woorde! Wat
Gee ons die reg om groot te wees,
Om saam te loop op so 'n pad?
"In Amsterdam" by Christian Frederik Louis Leipoldt
His wife she rang for the servent,
Said, 'Dont be so morbid, dear';
He said: 'I saw Miss Gee this evening
And she's a goner, I fear.'
"Miss Gee" by W H Auden
She phoned them when the Round was Eight:
'How is my Joe?' they heard her say.
They answered: 'Gee! He's going great,
Your guy's Okay.'
"Boxer's Wife" by Robert W Service
Ye silly thing, the ither cries,
"Ye're graining temper I despise,
AS weel as pity;
What would the King o' Britain gee To be as weel as you or me, A London city?
"The Twa Dows" by Rebekah Carmichael

In news:

Dillon Gee won't return this season, but the Mets pitcher is expected to take a step forward in his rehab by beginning to play catch next week.
Miles and Alonzo Gee .
"Before the game I think they said he was Dillon Gee ," Thole said.
Collin McHugh, who will start Thursday assuming Johan Santana is unable to pitch, which seems the likelihood, is described by scouts as a Dillon Gee -type control pitcher.
Gee stops in Morrow County.
The pur­pose behind The Ohio State Uni­ver­sity Pres­i­dent Dr E Gor­don Gee 's annual state tour is sim­ple.
No evidence to support shooting claim at Gee Creek rest area.
Dillon Gee underwent a favorable examination three weeks after surgery to repair a damaged artery that had caused his arm to go numb.
Still, Gee told ESPNNewYork.com on Friday night that he has all but ruled out a 2012 return.
The Ohio State University President E Gordon Gee started his day early Tuesday morning.
Gee 's Bend quilt exhibit at Tuscaloosa Transportation Museum begins Aug 2.
View full size Claudia Pettway Charley, along with her husband, De’Lon Charley, display some of the original Gee’s Bend quilts made by her mother and other quilters from the small community in Wilcox County in March 2011.
As expected, Dillon Gee underwent surgery on Friday to replace a portion of a damaged artery in his right shoulder.
Dillon Gee will have shoulder surgery, season could be over.
Dillon Gee 's season could be over.
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In science:

The next step is to express Q in the REE (4) in terms of ε using the GEE (1).
Radiation Energy-Balance Method for Calculating the Time Evolution of Type Ia Supernovae During the Post-Explosion Phase
The terms on the left-hand side of the GEE are much smaller than the corresponding terms in the REE (the left-hand side) in the SN Ia problem (see figure 1) and can be dropped6 .
Radiation Energy-Balance Method for Calculating the Time Evolution of Type Ia Supernovae During the Post-Explosion Phase
Jack et al. (2011, 2012) propose a method to overcome these shortcomings but, while the method is based on the GEE and ignores the energy density of the radiation field, it suffers from serious physical and numerical problems as described in sections 2 and 3.
Radiation Energy-Balance Method for Calculating the Time Evolution of Type Ia Supernovae During the Post-Explosion Phase
Deutsch en Jozsa wou ’n voorbeeld gee van ’n egte kwantumalgoritme wat parallelisme benut en di ´e algoritme is miskien eerder leersaam as nuttig.
Quantum computing (Kwantumberekening)
Let op dat die Deutsch-Jozsa-algoritme geen probabilistiese aspek het nie—dit gee deterministies die korrekte antwoo rd na ’n aantal stappe.
Quantum computing (Kwantumberekening)
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