agravic

agravic
\(ˈ)ā¦gravik\ adjective
Etymology: a- (II) + gravity + -ic (I)
: of or relating to a theoretical condition of no gravitation

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/euh grav"ik, ay grav"-/, adj.
pertaining to a state or region in which the effect of gravity is zero.
[A-6 + GRAV(ITY) + -IC]

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agravic /ā- or ə-gravˈik/
adjective
Of or relating to a condition or place where the effect of gravity is zero

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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