Eotvos-experiment



[uht-vuhsh, et-; Hungarian œt-vœsh] /ˈʌt vʌʃ, ˈɛt-; Hungarian ˈœt vœʃ/

noun, Physics.
1.
an experiment to confirm that all materials respond equally to gravity and that gravitational mass and inertial mass are equivalent.

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