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A force acting on a body as a result of acceleration or gravity, informally described in units of gees.
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(General Physics) the force of gravity
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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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|Noun||1.||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
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