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 second g Also called acceleration due to gravity, acceleration of gravity
- Acceleration of gravity
the acceleration of a falling body in the earth’s gravitational field, inversely proportional to the square of the distance from the body to the center of the earth, and varying somewhat with latitude: approximately 32 feet (9.8 meters) per second per second. Symbol: g. acceleration of gravity The acceleration of a body falling freely under […]
- Acceleration principle
the principle that an increase in the demand for a finished product will create a greater demand for capital goods.
a person, especially an economist, who advocates or promotes the .
tending to ; increasing the velocity of.