gravitational force

gravitational force
(physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface (Freq. 1)

the more remote the body the less the gravity


the gravitation between two bodies is proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them


"gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love"—Albert Einstein

Derivationally related forms: ↑gravitational (for: ↑gravitation), ↑gravitate (for: ↑gravitation), ↑gravitate (for: ↑gravity)
Topics: ↑physics, ↑natural philosophy
Hypernyms: ↑attraction, ↑attractive force
Hyponyms: ↑solar gravity

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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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