acceleration-gravity

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acceleration of gravity  
The acceleration of a body falling freely under the influence of the Earth's gravitational pull at sea level. It is approximately equal to 9.806 m (32.16 ft) per second per second, though its measured value varies slightly with latitude and longitude. Also called acceleration of free fall.
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