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acceleration of free fall (<i>g</i>)

Ian Ridpath

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

Second edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199609055
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191739439
acceleration of free fall (g)

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The acceleration experienced by an object falling freely in a gravitational field, also known as the acceleration due to gravity

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Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics

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