Definitions for Gravityˈgræv ɪ ti
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
grav•i•tyˈgræv ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.
the force of attraction by which terrestrial bodies tend to fall toward the center of the earth.
heaviness or weight.
gravitation in general.
Ref: acceleration of gravity.
serious or critical nature:
to ignore the gravity of one's illness.
serious or dignified behavior.
lowness in pitch, as of sounds.
Origin of gravity:
1500–10; < L gravitās heaviness =grav(is) heavy, grave2+-itās -ity
gravity, gravitation, gravitational attraction, gravitational force(noun)
(physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface
"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
graveness, gravity, sobriety, soberness, somberness, sombreness(noun)
a manner that is serious and solemn
a solemn and dignified feeling
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
gravity(noun)ˈgræv ɪ ti
the physical force that causes objects to fall to the ground
the pull of gravity
gravityˈgræv ɪ ti
the fact of being serious and bad
The gravity of the situation was rapidly becoming clear.
Resultant force on Earth's surface, of the attraction by the Earth's masses, and the centrifugal pseudo-force caused by the Earth's rotation.
Gravitation, universal force exercised by two bodies onto each other (In casual discussion, gravity and gravitation are often used interchangeably).
The state or condition of having weight; weight; heaviness.
The state or condition of being grave (graveness).
Origin: 16th century, from gravitas, from gravis, from گران.
the state of having weight; beaviness; as, the gravity of lead
sobriety of character or demeanor
importance, significance, dignity, etc; hence, seriousness; enormity; as, the gravity of an offense
the tendency of a mass of matter toward a center of attraction; esp., the tendency of a body toward the center of the earth; terrestrial gravitation
lowness of tone; -- opposed to acuteness
"Gravity" is a song by American singer-songwriter guitarist John Mayer and is featured on three of his releases: the 2005 live album Try! by the John Mayer Trio, his 2006 studio album Continuum, and his 2008 live album Where the Light Is: John Mayer Live in Los Angeles. In 2007, the song was released as the third single from Continuum.
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British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Gravity' in Nouns Frequency: #2662
Translations for Gravity
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
The gravity of the situation was clear to us all.
- gravidadePortuguese (BR)
- vážnost, závažnostCzech
- der ErnstGerman
- alvor; tyngdeDanish
- gravedad, seriedadSpanish
- חוּמרָה, רְצִינוּתHebrew
- komolyság, súlyHungarian
- nopietnība; svarīgumsLatvian
- درنښت، اهميت، جديت: تول ( وزن ): دجاذبې قوهPashto
- 嚴重性Chinese (Trad.)
- tính quan trọngVietnamese
- 严重性Chinese (Simp.)
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