Definition of original gravity in English:

original gravity

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noun

[mass noun]
The relative density of the wort before it is fermented to produce beer, being chiefly dependent on the quantity of fermentable sugars in solution. It is regarded as a guide to the alcoholic strength of the finished beer.
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  • Take your original gravity reading before the yeast is pitched after brewing.
  • The specific gravity of beer measured before fermentation is called its original gravity.

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Pronunciation: ˈpʌŋ(k)təm
noun
a small, distinct point