acceleration of gravity

noun phrase

Definition of acceleration of gravity

physics
: 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

First Known Use of acceleration of gravity

1722, in the meaning defined above

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“Acceleration of gravity.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acceleration%20of%20gravity. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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acceleration of gravity

noun

Medical Definition of acceleration of gravity

: 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 g

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