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Synonyms for weightless

having little weight; not heavy

Antonyms for weightless

having little or no weight or apparent gravitational pull


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The headgear felt like a space helmet, so much so that he was still sort of weightlessly floating, trying to orient himself, when his sparring partner came over and gave him a left hook to his right temple.
Gravity begins with a stunning shot where the camera circles almost weightlessly around a small crew of astronauts doing repair work on the Hubble Telescope.
In this argument, the ideal retail space is an entirely black box with the merchandise floating weightlessly.
Kirobo said in a video that shows it wandering weightlessly on-board the ISS that on August 21 2013, a robot took one small step toward a brighter future for all, News24.
On August 21, 2013, a robot took one small step toward a brighter future for all," Kirobo said in a video that showed the humanoid creation drifting weightlessly on-board the ISS, as it moved its legs in the air.
Tumbling weightlessly in the dark, my ears full of muted rush.
Bowen, a mission specialist on space shuttle missions in 2008, 2010 and 2011, kept children and their parents laughing Saturday afternoon with a 13-minute movie of astronauts floating weightlessly in choreographed movements in space and trying to grab floating bits of food in their mouths.
Teale's dreamscape is a weighty one, while her images of rampant nature float weightlessly in a more imagined, benign envelopment.
4, 97 (2003) ("[T]he theme of autonomy floats weightlessly through Lawrence, invoked but never endowed with analytic traction.
Here the music changes to a continuously pedaled repeated pattern that gives the feeling of rising weightlessly into the sky as the text is sung in a mixture of recitative and arioso, climaxing in a long melisma on "their arms singing.
Because of the way the table subdivides the space of the gallery, the first impression was one of disequilibrium, combined with a feeling of a magical tension, as the table appears to float weightlessly in the air.
Another challenge haunts this adaptation, apart from the intricacies of the stanza and the incongruity of a tragic style applied to this weightlessly wise love story.
Thus the arc does not span the whole width of the chapel and the slats rise again to either side, creating the impression that the roof is hovering weightlessly.
25, available at Amazon This healing oil spray is a very fine mist that is instantly absorbed by the hair, weightlessly infusing moisture and shine.
In the fields of "American Nocturne," "cows sleep among the blind / pumpjacks weightlessly bowing"; a young girl's cry is like "a lighthouse beam" that "swings around / and out of her body, flooding the window"; and in "Our Last Visit," Manhattan's Central Park is conjured in "chestnuts fleshy and charred" and "the cavernous nostrils of horses.