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Definitions of GRAVITATION
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(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
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The act of gravitating or tending to a centre of attraction: the force by which bodies are pressed or drawn, or by which they tend toward the centre of the earth or other centre, or the effect of that force. The attraction of gravitation exists between bodies in the mass, and acts at sensible distances. It is thus distinguished from chemical and cohesive attractions, which unite the particles of bodies together, and act at insensible distances, or distances too small to be measured.
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By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
n. Act of tending toward the centre;â€”the law or force by which bodies are drawn together or by which they tend toward the centreâ€”classified as terrestrial gravitation, or the tendency of earthly bodies to each other and to the centre of the earth; and universal gravitation, or the tendency of satellites to planets, planets to each other, and to the sun as their centre, &c. It operates directly as the sum of the two attracting bodies, and inversely as the square of their distance.
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