Is gravity acceleration or curvature? Relativity 16

Not many general relativity popularizations distinguish acceleration and curvature, and even suggest that gravity is… both. I know I did. Yet, these are mathematically very, very distinct. So, allow me to clarify myself by drawing the line between what gravity is, and what it is not!

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