absolute gravity


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absolute gravity

[′ab·sə‚lüt ′grav·ə·dē]
(chemistry)
Density or specific gravity of a fluid reduced to standard conditions; for example, with gases, to 760 mmHg pressure and 0°C temperature. Also known as absolute density.
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Data was searched at different archives and then digitized and transformed to the present system of absolute gravity, and its accuracy was assessed.
The original gravity observations have been converted to the contemporary Estonian gravity system, which is currently realized through a nationwide set of absolute gravity measurements.
What the public now have a right to know is that this Government accepts the absolute gravity of the crisis that we are facing and spells out clearly for all to see what measures they are going to take to stop us hurtling towards the abyss.
Faller, Results of Absolute Gravity Determinations at a Number of Different Sites, J.
After the absolute gravity measurements performed by the Finnish Geodetic Institute in 1995, the Estonian gravity network was readjusted.
Old favourites such as Starfighter Pilot and Absolute Gravity really got the crowd bopping in manic fashion.
Combining this uncertainty with the uncertainty in Tate's absolute gravity measurements yields a standard uncertainty in the applied force F, associated with the uncertainty in the gravitational acceleration, of about 0.
This company is committed to leading the revolution already underway in the measurement of gravity by a new generation of absolute gravity meters.

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