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MG, Mg, or mg and variants may refer to:


  • Main gauche (m.g., French), a term indicating "left hand" in piano music
  • Matematička gimnazija, a Belgrade special school, elementary and high school, for those gifted in mathematics, physics and ICT

Entertainment and media[edit]

  • MG (The Perhapanauts), a character in The Perhapanauts comics
  • Memphis Group (M.G.), from the band Booker T. & the M.G.'s fronted by Booker T. Jones
  • MG Select, a house duo music production from Chicago named after Marc Mitchell and George Jackson
  • The MG's (album), an album recorded by Booker T.'s band
  • Match Game (MG) (1962–1969; 1973–1979; 1983–1984; 1990–1991), an American television game show
  • MG (Martin Gore album) an album recorded by Martin Gore, the primary songwriter for the band Depeche Mode
  • Middle Grade, that is, suitable for ages 8 - 12.


  • MG, a prefix typically used for machine gun model designations (for example, "MG42" and "MG3")
  • Major General, a military rank used by many countries; the specific "MG" abbreviation is used in the United States
  • Medal for Gallantry (MG), an Australian military decoration, introduced in 1991


Science and technology[edit]


Units of measurement[edit]

  • Multiples of the base unit of mass gram,
    • Milligram (mg), 10−3 gram
    • Megagram (Mg), 106 grams
  • Multiples of a unit of magnetic field Gauss (unit),
    • Milligauss (mG), equivalent to 1.0 × 10−7 tesla
    • Megagauss (MG), 100 teslas