gravitational acceleration


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gravitational acceleration

[‚grav·ə′tā·shən·əl ak‚sel·ə′rā·shən]
(physics)
The acceleration imparted to a body by the attraction of the earth; approximately equal to 980.7 cm/s2, or 32.2 ft/s2.
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