- a unit of acceleration equal to the standard acceleration of free fall. 1 grav is equivalent to 9.806 65 metres per second per secondSymbol: g
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With the grav fields out on the ship, they did not take up orbit.
The nearness of his grav coils had restored some of the Fleury's internal stability.
Gravel, grav′el, n. small stones often intermixed with sand: small collections of gravelly matter in the kidneys or bladder.
Grav′el-pit, a pit from which gravel is dug; Grav′el-walk, a footpath covered with gravel.
J'en ai rapport quelques-uns o l'on a grav des chiffres, des lettres, et jusqu' de jolis paysages.The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume II (of 3)