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- noun The constant relating the force of gravitational attraction between two bodies to the product of their masses and the inverse square of the distance between them in Newton's law of gravitation. It equals 6.67 × 10−11 m3kg−1s−2.
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- noun physics An
empirical physical constantinvolved in the calculation of the gravitational attractionbetween objects with mass
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- noun (physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton's law of gravitation
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