[uht-vuhsh, et-; Hungarian œt-vœsh] /ˈʌt vʌʃ, ˈɛt-; Hungarian ˈœt vœʃ/
an experiment to confirm that all materials respond equally to gravity and that gravitational mass and inertial mass are equivalent.
noun 1. a torsion balance for measuring horizontal gradients of gravity, used in geophysical explorations.
noun 1. a unit of measure of horizontal gradients of gravity, equal to one billionth of a gal per horizontal centimeter.
character, humour The mnemonic of a mythical ASCII control character (End Of User) that would make an ASR-33 Teletype explode on receipt. This construction parodies the numerous obscure delimiter and control characters left in ASCII from the days when it was associated more with wire-service teletypes than computers (e.g. FS, GS, RS, US, EM, SUB, […]
European ORACLE Users Group.