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acceleration of free fall 

A Dictionary of Physics
Richard RennieRichard Rennie, Jonathan LawJonathan Law

Symbol g. The acceleration experienced by any massive object falling freely in the earth’s gravitational field. Experimentally this is almost constant for all positions near the earth’s surface, independent of the nature of the falling body (provided air resistance is eliminated). This is taken to indicate the strict proportionality of ... ...

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