gravity check

gravity check

slang A fall from something one rides, such as a bicycle. It's OK, you just had a little gravity check there—let's try it again!
See also: check

gravity check

n. a fall as from a surfboard, bike, etc. She rounded the turn and had a sudden gravity check, resulting in a scraped elbow.
See also: check
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The importance of the specific gravity check is underscored by its control on both your economy and ,specification requirements.
If this is not due for changing, have the specific gravity checked to ensure it has sufficient strength to withstand low temperatures.
They require watering, and specific gravity checks. Also, after charging, there's a cool-down period required.