acceleration tolerance

acceleration tolerance

[ak‚sel·ə′rā·shən ′täl·ər·əns]
(engineering)
The degree to which personnel or equipment withstands acceleration.
(physiology)
The maximum g forces an individual can withstand without losing control or consciousness.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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