acceleration of gravity


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acceleration of gravity

n. Abbr. g
The acceleration of freely falling bodies under the influence of gravity. At the surface of the earth, it is equal to approximately 9.81 meters (32 feet) per second per second.

accelera′tion of grav′ity


n.
the acceleration of a falling body in the earth's gravitational field, approximately 32 ft. (9.8 m) per second per second. Symbol: g
[1885–90]

acceleration of gravity

The acceleration of a body falling freely under the influence of the Earth's gravity. It is equal to approximately 32 feet (9.8 meters) per second per second.
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