Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.


(civil engineering)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a second name for the metric unit of measurement of a plane angle (grad), equal to 1/100 of a right angle: 1 ° = 0.01L.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
The GON on the scalp, located at the upper part of the neck, was found to be approximately 10-15 mm medial to the midpoint of the line of the occipital tubercle and the mastoid tip on the headache side.
It should not be forgotten that GoN issuing a license also amounts to an agreement.
Ye Gon was taken into custody by US authorities shortly after his arrival in the Washington, DC, area.
To our knowledge, this is the first study to compare the effectiveness of GON block in patients under medical prophylaxis with that of GON block alone in migraine patients.
Bruce Klingner, a North Korea expert at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, told the Journal that Kim Yang Gon may have been punished for the fruitless talks between the warring neighbors, after they failed to reach an agreement in August.
"Comrade Kim Yang Gon dedicated himself for a long time to the development of Sino-North Korea ties," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang told reporters in Beijing.
A lovely top-spin lob gave him another break of serve to lead 5-1 and he took his rst set point when Gon could not handle a big serve.
Prolific songwriter Gerry Gon, whose hits include Up on the Roof, e Loco-Motion and Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?
Berth occupancy was 55% at the port on Friday where Six ships namely Sai Gon Express, Bux Contact, Tabea, Ikan Perang, Rainbow Lucky, MT,Pamisos and Feng Hai- 36 are currently occupying berths to load/offload containers, cement, steel coil, furnace oil and edible oil respectively during last 24 hours.