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English noun: law of gravitation

1. law of gravitation (cognition) (physics) the law that states any two bodies attract each other with a force that is directly proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them


SynonymsNewton's law of gravitation


Broader (hypernym)law, law of nature


Part holonymconstant of gravitation, G, gravitational constant, universal gravitational constant


Part meronymgravitational theory, Newton's theory of gravitation, theory of gravitation, theory of gravity


Domain categorynatural philosophy, physics









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