any form of American English speech considered to show few regional peculiarities, usually including all dialects except for eastern New England, New York City, Southern, and South Midland (no longer in technical use).
Abbreviation: GA.


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    general anesthetic n. An agent that produces loss of sensation and loss of consciousness. An anesthetic that affects the entire body. This kind of anesthetic acts on the brain to cause loss of consciousness. (Compare local anesthetic.)

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