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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GV-EST95--Estonian gravity net based on the absolute gravity measurements made in 1995
Slowly and silently, he put down his pen; his light-hearted demeanour instantly disappeared and with a steely look of absolute gravity he told me.
"...he was a quintessential gentleman, courtly in the finest sense....His classroom was his private domain, in which he approached the business of teaching with absolute gravity....He cherished language and it skillful use....From him the English language was a fine dancing thing, and you understood that, when properly used, it could bring about the fall of kings or the birth of gods or the death of kings and gods together." -Pat Conroy, The Lords of Discipline
and Walo, J.: 2012, The influence of continental water storage on gravity rates estimates: Case study using absolute gravity Measurements from area of Lower Silesia, Poland.
Data reduction includes leveling to the absolute gravity network (IGN), instrumental drift and earth tide corrections.
The gravity measurements obtained from the study area were tied to the nearest absolute gravity base station at Purulia railway station (absolute gravity value ([g.sub.n]) = 978796.73 m Gal) [24].
Suppe (1985) calculated and predicted the thickness of the crust below the Tibetan plateau as 70 to 80 km, which was later found in agreement with the thickness estimated by geophysical methods like Seismic tomography (Priestley et al., 2006), Bouguer Gravity Anomally (Mishra et al., 2012), Receiver Function Analysis, (Kumar et al., 2005, 2006) and Absolute Gravity (Wenke et al., 2011), etc.
The absolute gravity of a case or potential cases within a situation must be determined.
Data was searched at different archives and then digitized and transformed to the present system of absolute gravity, and its accuracy was assessed.

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