verb (used with or without object), gied, gied or gien
[geen] /gin/ (Show IPA), gieing. Chiefly Scot.
noun, plural GI’s or GIs.
a member or former member of the U.S. armed forces, especially an enlisted soldier.
rigidly adhering to military regulations and practices; regimented; spit-and-polish:
a platoon leader who tried to be more GI than anyone else.
of a standardized style or type issued by the U.S. armed forces:
GI shoes; GI blankets.
conforming to the regulations or practices of the U.S. armed forces:
Every recruit must get a GI haircut.
of, relating to, or characteristic of a U.S. enlisted person:
a typical peacetime GI complaint.
verb (used with object), GI’d, GI’ing.
to clean in preparation for inspection:
to GI the barracks.
verb (used without object), GI’d, GI’ing.
to follow military regulations and customs closely; shape up:
You’d better learn to GI if you want to be promoted.
a loose-fitting white suit worn in judo, karate, and other martial arts: a karate gi
noun (US, informal)
(pl) GIs, GI’s. a soldier in the US Army, esp an enlisted man
conforming to US Army regulations; of standard government issue
a Scot word for give
Of, in, or from the US armed forces, esp the Army; government issue: GI shoes/ His officious ways are very GI (WWI armed forces)
A member of the US armed forces, esp an enlisted Army soldier serving since or during World War II: The GIs fought furiously to hold Taejon (Armed forces)
To scrub and make trim: They GIed the barracks every Friday night (WWII Army)
gi party, the gis
- Giemsa chromosome banding stain
Giemsa chromosome banding stain Giem·sa chromosome banding stain (gēm’zə) n. See G-banding stain.
- Giemsa stain
Giemsa stain n. A mixture of glycerin, methanol, methylene azure, and eosin used to stain chromosomes, blood cell producing tissues, and certain species of spirochetes and protozoans.
[gee] /gi/ verb (used with or without object), gied, gied or gien [geen] /gin/ (Show IPA), gieing. Chiefly Scot. 1. . /ɡiː/ verb 1. a Scot word for give
[jeer-ee-guh l] /ˈdʒɪərˌi gəl/ noun 1. a bird, probably the Egyptian vulture, regarded as unclean. Lev. 11:18; Deut. 14:17.