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g-force

(jē′fôrs′)
n.
A force acting on a body as a result of acceleration or gravity, informally described in units of gees.

G-force

n
(General Physics) the force of gravity

g-force

The acceleration of a body in or as if it were in Earth's gravitational field, expressed in multiples of the force of gravity on Earth (equal to 1 G). The force of gravity on Jupiter, for example, is 2.5 Gs. Other forces of acceleration, such as those exerted on jet pilots making sharp turns, are also expressed in Gs.
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Noun1.g-force - a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity; used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when it is accelerated
force unit - a unit of measurement of physical force
Translations

G-force

ng-Druck m, → Andruck m
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