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acceleration of gravity

Definition of acceleration of gravity

  1. :  the acceleration of a body in free fall under the influence of earth's gravity expressed as the rate of increase of velocity per unit of time and assigned the standard value of 980.665 centimeters per second per second —called also g



Circa 1889

First Known Use of acceleration of gravity

circa 1889


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acceleration of gravity

noun

Medical Definition of acceleration of gravity

  1. :  the acceleration of a body in free fall under the influence of the earth's gravity expressed as the rate of increase of velocity per unit of time with the value 980.665 centimeters per second per second—abbreviation gram




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