a port in SE Norway at the entrance to Oslo Fjord. Pop: 69 867 (2004 est)
[free] /fri/ adjective, freer, freest. 1. enjoying personal rights or liberty, as a person who is not in slavery: a land of free people. 2. pertaining to or reserved for those who enjoy personal liberty: They were thankful to be living on free soil. 3. existing under, characterized by, or possessing civil and political liberties […]
noun 1. a person who is self-determining and is not responsible for his or her actions to any authority. 2. a professional athlete who is not under contract and is free to auction off his or her services and sign a contract with the team that offers the most money. noun 1. a person whose […]
noun 1. . 2. air not affected by local conditions.
- Free-air correction
free-air correction (frē’âr’) A compensation factor used in gravitational surveys that takes into account the decrease in the force of gravity with increasing altitude, assuming only air intervenes between the observer and sea level. It is equal to -0.3086 mGal per meter above sea level. Also called Faye Correction. Compare Bouguer correction.