Main meanings of gi in English

: gi1GI2GI3GI4

gi1

Pronunciation /ɡiː/

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noun

  • The loose white jacket worn in judo.

    ‘Inside, people trickled onto a long, white canvas mat dressed in white gis (traditional martial arts uniforms) and white belts.’
    • ‘Clip them onto strategic places on the gis of the students (end of sleeve, elbow, ankles, knees, lapel, back of neck, etc.)’
    • ‘Competitions in this sport resemble Brazilian Jiu-jitsu competitions, although competitors do not usually wear gis.’
    • ‘Seven men in gis stand around him, in attack poses.’
    • ‘They were dressed in their gis, having just finished training.’

Origin

Japanese.

Main meanings of GI in English

: gi1GI2GI3GI4

GI2

Pronunciation /dʒiːˈʌɪ/

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nounGIs

  • A private soldier in the US army.

    • ‘she went off with a GI during the war’
    private soldier, common soldier

Origin

1930s (originally denoting equipment supplied to US forces): abbreviation of government (or general) issue.

Main meanings of GI in English

: gi1GI2GI3GI4

GI3

Pronunciation /dʒiːˈʌɪ/

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noun

  • short for glycaemic index

    ‘a food is considered to have a low GI if its score is below fifty five’
    short for glycaemic index
    • ‘I've cut out high GI carbohydrates’

Pronunciation

GI

/dʒiːˈʌɪ/

Main meanings of GI in English

: gi1GI2GI3GI4

GI4

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adjective

  • ‘bacteria in the GI tract fulfil many vital functions and are critical for digestion’
    • ‘My aunt and my mom both died of GI cancers in the last two years.’
    • ‘Rural patients were less likely to visit GI clinics than suburban and urban patients.’
    • ‘Many GI conditions' symptoms are similar, so she wasted months testing her thyroid or checking whether dropping dairy or gluten would make a difference.’
    • ‘It's crucial to develop novel medications capable of preventing GI damage.’
    • ‘Functional GI disorders are common and comprise a large proportion of GI practice.’
    • ‘Dairy products can cause GI distress during pregnancy.’
    • ‘Trials have shown that coffee consumption has protective effects on GI function.’
    • ‘I am experiencing horrible cramps and GI symptoms.’
    • ‘Ginger has a calming effect on your GI tract and can help reduce gas.’
    • ‘The patient must limit physical activity during the approximate 10 hours that it takes the pill to travel through the GI tract.’