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Engelsk navneord: gravitation

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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)gravitational attraction, gravitational force, gravity


Mindre specifikke termerattraction, attractive force


Mere specifikke termersolar gravity


Overordnet emneområdenatural philosophy, physics

2. gravitation (om begivenhed) movement downward resulting from gravitational attraction


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIrrigation by gravitation rather than by pumps.


Mindre specifikke termerchange of location, travel


Mere specifikke termerdrop, fall


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)levitation

3. gravitation (om erkendelse) a figurative movement toward some attraction


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe gravitation of the middle class to the suburbs.


Mindre specifikke termerdrift, movement, trend









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