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Is there any meaning of “Weight of the earth”?

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The concept of weight is a relative term for mass of an object. Weight is the measure by which a body is attracted towards another due to gravitational force. For objects on Earth, weight is equal to the force exerted on them by the earth. As earth exerts no force on itself, the weight of earth with respect to it is zero. However, we can quantify weight of the earth with respect to some other body having comparable mass.

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