gravitation

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Synonyms for gravitation

(physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe

movement downward resulting from gravitational attraction

a figurative movement toward some attraction

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Stackers compete in four competitions creating sculptures using stones and balancing them using only the force of gravity.The overall winner receives a trip to llano Earth Art Festival and World Stone Balancing competition 2020.
Then you divide by 32.2 to account for the force of gravity and the results are expressed in "slugs." Multiply that by the speed of the arrow and you have "slug-fps." Who knows where these formulas come from, but the data proves that, all other factors being equal, a slower, heavier arrow will penetrate deeper than a faster, lighter arrow.
Newton's model gave accurate force of gravity for objects moving at ordinary speed and was not able to handle objects moving close to the speed of light.
The images last for a fraction of a second before dissolving under the force of gravity as the water hits the ground.
It could be: Postural hypotension, when the blood from your legs, under the force of gravity, fails to return to your heart.
You can't see the force of gravity, but that's what's happening.
The film, based on the true story of a free New Yorker kidnapped and sold into slavery in the deep south of the United States, faced the force of Gravity and competition from crime caper American Hustle.
The film, based on the true story of a free New Yorker kidnapped and sold into slavery in the deep south of the United States, faces the force of Gravity and competition from crime caper American Hustle at this year's bash.
STEVE McQueen's 12 Years a Slave faces the force of Gravity and competition from crime caper American Hustle at this year's Oscars.
Cohen and Dave McNary's cover story on Alfonso Cuaron's return to the director's chair elicited praise from readers, who lauded his use of cutting edge technology, as well as Sandra Bullock's performance ("Force of Gravity: Alfonso Cuaron Alters the Physics of Filmmaking to Launch His Space Odyssey").
Acceleration above that threshold is linearly proportional to the force of gravity - as Newton's law says - but below the threshold, no.
Seventy soapboxes powered only by the force of gravity took on the tricky course in front of 20,000 spectators at Alexandra Palace in north east London.
The force of gravity is essential to keeping our bones strong.
A garden gnome named Kern is traveling the globe to make a point: The attractive force of gravity is not the same everywhere on Earth (see diagram, right).
And when they get too heavy, the force of gravity pulls them down, turning them into raindrops.