HyperDic: gravitational_attraction

English > 1 sense of the expression gravitational attraction:
NOUNphenomenongravitational attraction, gravity, gravitation, gravitational force(physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe
English > gravitational attraction: 1 sense > noun 1, phenomenon
Meaning(physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface.
Synonymsgravity, gravitation, gravitational force
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Narrowersolar gravityThe gravity of the sun
Broaderattraction, attractive forceThe force by which one object attracts another
Spanishgravedad, gravitación
Catalangravetat, gravitació

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