the condition or amount of something (as gravity) that is normally found on Earth
Like the Patrol cruisers, the lifeless, defenseless ship careened on through space, her acceleration dropping immediately to Earth normal as automatic machines took up the unconscious pilot’s duties.
Somewhere gravity plates continued to function in this ancient wreck, for he had weight here—perhaps one-third Earth-normal.
A display inside his helmet revealed that the exterior atmospheric pressure was 250 torr, about one-third Earth normal.
I realized I was in my own bedroom, and that my house had been sealed and the environment controls set to Earth-normal.
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