from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The constant in Newton's law of gravitation that yields the force one body exerts on another when multiplied by the product of the masses of the two bodies and divided by the square of the distance between them. It equals 6.67 × 10-11 m3kg-1s-2.
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- n. An empirical physical constant involved in the calculation of the gravitational attraction between objects with mass
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- n. (physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton's law of gravitation
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