free fall


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Synonyms for free fall

the ideal falling motion of something subject only to a gravitational field

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a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity

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com to schedule a free Fall Risk Assessment at their nearest FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Center with a physical therapist and balance expert.
When an obese person goes into free fall with the higher weight, his momentum of fall is higher and the impact is higher too.
And while Baumgartner hopes to set four new world records when he jumps, his free fall is more than just a stunt.
Baumgartner plans to undergo another free fall, from 23 miles in the air.
LEAP OF FAITH: Richard Stevenson, a director in the Teesside office of Storeys:ssp, completed a free fall tandem skydive
1630 surprisingly led him to see both free fall as "mathematically intractable" and Galileo's solution as extreme in identifying the physical and the mathematical.
area firms, but with the economy in a free fall, he needed a competitive edge to make his endeavor a success.
One experiment that I will describe tested the equivalence of free fall for different masses in response to local attracting matter (the Earth) rather than to more distant matter (the Sun, which has been used in recent equivalence tests).
Spock drops from the E at South Jordan, Utah for a free-ride free fall (good job, Hubbs).
However, RIMS and Advisen predicted last quarter that underlying economic conditions would keep insurance capacity at levels that would discourage a free fall in pricing.
But the plane's maneuvers sent Seth into free fall (the state when gravity isn't balanced by an equal and opposite force).
Carnegle introduces three new uplifting textile patterns that support healing environments: Between the Light, Free Fall, and Frameless.
Static line school is the prerequisite to free fall.
This latter process has led to some pretty pagan passes--as suggested by The Pleasure Received in Pain, a wall-mounted alabaster carving of mating hares in free fall, one flaunting a tumescent penis that, as if in some ritual cleansing process, has been singed black.
As you began approaching the great abyss, you'd be in free fall, experiencing weightlessness.