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
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
Origin: [L. gravitas, fr. gravis heavy; cf. F. gravit. See Grave, a., Grief.]
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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
grav′i-ti, n. weightiness: that attraction between bodies, or acceleration of one toward another, of which the fall of a body to the ground is an example: state of being grave or sober: relative importance: (mus.) lowness of a note.—n. Gravim′eter, an instrument for determining specific gravities.—v.i. Grav′itāte, to be acted on by gravity: to tend towards the earth: to be strongly attracted towards anything.—n. Gravitā′tion, act of gravitating: the tendency of all bodies to attract each other.—adj. Grav′itātive.—Specific gravity (see Specific). [Fr. gravité—L. gravitat-em—gravis, heavy.]
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Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Is the tendency of all bodies towards the centre of the earth. The force of gravity is in the inverse proportion to the square of the body’s distance from the centre of the earth. The specific gravity of a body is the ratio of the weight of a body to that of an equal volume of some other body assumed as a standard, usually pure distilled water at a certain temperature for solids and liquids, and air for gases.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Gravity' in Nouns Frequency: #2662
The numerical value of Gravity in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Gravity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of Gravity in a Sentence
This inclusion will be more reflective of the Chinese opportunity set with big IT and consumer names being added. That shows the shift in the center of gravity from old China to new China.
The wise determine from the gravity of the case the irritable, from sensibility to oppression the high minded, from disdain and indignation at abusive power in unworthy hands.
It is now time to take action. The individuals responsible for the criminal conspiracy revealed in today's report must be brought to justice, and must face criminal penalties commensurate with the gravity of their crimes.
What's so special about S0-2 is we have its complete orbit in three dimensions, that's what gives us the entry ticket into the tests of general relativity. We asked how gravity behaves near a supermassive black hole and whether Einstein's theory is telling us the full story. Seeing stars go through their complete orbit provides the first opportunity to test fundamental physics using the motions of these stars.
These frenzies rarely last. Gravity comes back into play.
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- gravetatCatalan, Valencian
- Erdanziehung, Schwerkraft, Ernst, Bedenklichkeit, GravitationGerman
- βαρύτητα, σοβαρότηταGreek
- seriozeco, gravito, gravecoEsperanto
- گرانش, جاذبهPersian
- gravitaatio, painovoima, vakavuusFinnish
- gravité, pesanteurFrench
- swiertekrêftWestern Frisian
- gravitáció, nehézségi erő, tömegvonzás, súlyHungarian
- gravitate, gravitationInterlingua
- gaya tarik bumi, gravitasiIndonesian
- gravito, gravitadoIdo
- 引力, 重力Japanese
- 引力, 인력, 重力, 중력Korean
- гравитација, сериозност, земјина тежа, важност, тежинаMacedonian
- przyciąganie, grawitacja, powaga, ciążeniePolish
- gravitação, gravidadePortuguese
- тяготение, гравитация, важность, притяжение, серьёзность, весRussian
- ciddiyet, kütle çekimi, ağırbaşlılıkTurkish
- کشش ثقلUrdu
- trọng lực, 重力Vietnamese
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