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gravitational force

[ grav-i-tey-shuh-nl fawrs ]
/ ˌgræv ɪˈteɪ ʃə nl ˈfɔrs /
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noun Aerospace,Engineering.
a unit of acceleration equal to the acceleration of gravity at the earth's surface: Fighter pilots train to tolerate very high G-forces with breathing techniques and specialized equipment.
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Also G-force [jee-fawrs] /ˈdʒi ˌfɔrs/ .

Origin of gravitational force

First recorded in 1690–1710
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