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English noun: gravitational force

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


SamplesThe 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.


Synonymsgravitation, gravitational attraction, gravity


Broader (hypernym)attraction, attractive force


Narrower (hyponym)solar gravity


Domain categorynatural philosophy, physics









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