What does gravity mean?

Definitions for gravity
ˈgræv ɪ tigrav·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

  2. graveness, gravity, sobriety, soberness, somberness, sombreness(noun)

    a manner that is serious and solemn

  3. gravity, solemnity(noun)

    a solemn and dignified feeling

Wiktionary

  1. gravity(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: 16th century, from gravitas, from gravis, from گران.

  2. gravity(Noun)

    Gravitation, universal force exercised by two bodies onto each other (In casual discussion, gravity and gravitation are often used interchangeably).

    Etymology: 16th century, from gravitas, from gravis, from گران.

  3. gravity(Noun)

    The state or condition of having weight; weight; heaviness.

    Etymology: 16th century, from gravitas, from gravis, from گران.

  4. gravity(Noun)

    Specific gravity.

    Etymology: 16th century, from gravitas, from gravis, from گران.

  5. gravity(Noun)

    The state or condition of being grave (graveness).

    Etymology: 16th century, from gravitas, from gravis, from گران.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gravity(adj)

    the state of having weight; beaviness; as, the gravity of lead

    Etymology: [L. gravitas, fr. gravis heavy; cf. F. gravit. See Grave, a., Grief.]

  2. Gravity(adj)

    sobriety of character or demeanor

    Etymology: [L. gravitas, fr. gravis heavy; cf. F. gravit. See Grave, a., Grief.]

  3. Gravity(adj)

    importance, significance, dignity, etc; hence, seriousness; enormity; as, the gravity of an offense

    Etymology: [L. gravitas, fr. gravis heavy; cf. F. gravit. See Grave, a., Grief.]

  4. Gravity(adj)

    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

    Etymology: [L. gravitas, fr. gravis heavy; cf. F. gravit. See Grave, a., Grief.]

  5. Gravity(adj)

    lowness of tone; -- opposed to acuteness

    Etymology: [L. gravitas, fr. gravis heavy; cf. F. gravit. See Grave, a., Grief.]

Freebase

  1. Gravity

    "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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gravity

    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-emgravis, heavy.]

CrunchBase

  1. Gravity

    Gravity is the world's most advanced personalization company. When you use a website or application powered by Gravity, it adapts to create a better experience just for you. Using its proprietary Interest Graph, Gravity semantically understands each user's individual interests, calculates the strength of those attachments over time and returns recommendations designed to optimize engagement and user experience.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. gravity

    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

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gravity' in Nouns Frequency: #2662

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How to say gravity in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gravity in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gravity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of gravity in a Sentence

  1. Victoria Rowell:

    Obviously, we coveted the Black family on' YR,' but we also coveted that we were crossovers. Proud we pulled in a huge audience, and a huge Black, female audience, we understood the gravity of what we were responsible for and he took that very seriously.

  2. Another Tea Party-backed Republican senator:

    Mitch is a strong conservative. Those who criticize his leadership must remember he has a tough job, The positions he takes as leader, which might be of concern to some conservatives, often reflect where the center of gravity is in our conference - and not reflect where he is.

  3. Fathi Namouni:

    The close proximity of the stars meant that they felt each others' gravity much more strongly in those early days than they do today, this enabled Astronomical Society.These asteroids to be pulled from one star system to another.

  4. Puente Ribeyro:

    We call upon Venezuela to recognize the gravity of its situation and to open its doors to humanitarian assistance, to cooperate with the Council's human rights mechanisms.

  5. Marine Le Pen:

    I say it with gravity and sadness but since there have been no efforts (on her part) for reconciliation, the FN president will lose in the second round and maybe even in the first.

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