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acceleration of free fall

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the acceleration of a body falling freely in a vacuum near the surface of the earth in the earth's gravitational field: the standard value is 9.806 65 metres per second per second or 32.174 feet per second per secondSymbol: g Also called: acceleration due to gravity, acceleration of gravity

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