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free fall in Air topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfree fallˈfree fall, free-fall noun [singular, uncountable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 TTAthe movement of someone or something through the air without engine power, for example before a parachute opens after someone has jumped out of a planein/into free fall πŸ”Š The spacecraft is now in free fall towards the Earth.2 VALUEa very fast and uncontrolled fall in the value of something πŸ”Š the free-fall in housing pricesin/into free fall πŸ”Š The economy is in free fall. β€”free-falling adjective
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free fallβ€’ Floyd investigated it soon after free fall had begun.β€’ What is essential for free fall is that the capsule is not powered and that the atmospheric drag is negligibly small.β€’ Einstein next considered the implications of the equivalence principle for motion in free fall, that is to say motion under gravitational forces alone.β€’ And he almost got it three weeks ago when it was obvious the team was in free fall.β€’ But as they go into production the stock exchanges go into free fall.β€’ The northeastern flank is the lowest, but still promises 500 feet of free fall.in/into free fallβ€’ It is always possible, even in free fall, to obtain non-vanishing metric connections by choosing Gaussian rather than Cartesian coordinates.β€’ It is emphasized here that there is no rotation in a frame in free fall.β€’ Thus we have verified that a transformation to a frame in free fall is always possible. 6.7.β€’ A procedure for transforming to a frame in free fall is described in Section 6.6.β€’ Over the next hours the spacecraft is in free fall toward the lunar surface, constantly accelerating in the lunar gravity.β€’ Einstein next considered the implications of the equivalence principle for motion in free fall, that is to say motion under gravitational forces alone.β€’ And he almost got it three weeks ago when it was obvious the team was in free fall.in/into free fallβ€’ It is always possible, even in free fall, to obtain non-vanishing metric connections by choosing Gaussian rather than Cartesian coordinates.β€’ It is emphasized here that there is no rotation in a frame in free fall.β€’ Thus we have verified that a transformation to a frame in free fall is always possible. 6.7.β€’ A procedure for transforming to a frame in free fall is described in Section 6.6.β€’ Suddenly the plane seemed to go into free fall.β€’ Over the next hours the spacecraft is in free fall toward the lunar surface, constantly accelerating in the lunar gravity.β€’ Einstein next considered the implications of the equivalence principle for motion in free fall, that is to say motion under gravitational forces alone.β€’ And he almost got it three weeks ago when it was obvious the team was in free fall.