What does centre of gravity mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. center of gravity, centre of gravity(noun)

    the point within something at which gravity can be considered to act; in uniform gravity it is equal to the center of mass


  1. centre of gravity(Noun)

    a point, near or within a body, through which its weight can be assumed to act when considering forces on the body and its motion under gravity. This coincides with the centre of mass in a uniform gravitational field

  2. centre of gravity(Noun)

    (as a metaphor) any pivotal or central idea or group.


  1. Centre of Gravity

    Centre of Gravity is a 2008 Turner Prize Award nominated work by Runa Islam.

Anagrams for centre of gravity »

  1. center of gravity, center-of-gravity

  2. Center of gravity

  3. Center-of-gravity


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of centre of gravity in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of centre of gravity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ole Enger:

    The centre of gravity within solar power has certainly moved from Europe to Asia, we have tried to be realistic and that's why we in the past year have been quite active trying to take part in consolidation in the industry.

  2. Eldred Masunungure:

    A successor will create another centre of power, which is what Mugabe has been fighting by dismantling Mujuru's pillars of support, mugabe may give an impression that those appointed stand a good chance of succeeding him, but he is consolidating and will remain the centre of gravity in the party and state.

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