Gon meaning

gän, gən
(mathematics) One hundredth of a right angle; a gradian.
noun
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A figure having a specified kind or number of angles.

Isogon.

suffix
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A figure having (a specified number of) angles.

Pentagon.

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(US, dialectal) Present participle of go.

I'm gon be there around four.

verb
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Gon is defined as that a shape has a specific number of angles.

An example of the gon suffix is a five-sided shape; a pentagon.

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(rail transport) Abbreviation of gondola car.
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Origin of gon

  • Gr -gōnon < gōnia, an angle: see knee

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Latin -gōnum from Greek -gōnon from neuter of -gōnos angled from gōniā angle genu-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Compare Middle English gon, dialectal gan, Dutch gaan.

    From Wiktionary

  • Clipping.

    From Wiktionary