Definition of Attractive force
1. Noun. The force by which one object attracts another.
Specialized synonyms: Affinity, Bond, Chemical Bond, Gravitation, Gravitational Attraction, Gravitational Force, Gravity, Magnetic Attraction, Magnetic Force, Magnetism, Van Der Waal's Forces
Generic synonyms: Force
Derivative terms: Attract
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Literary usage of Attractive force
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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1914)
"The methyl group will exert upon the central carbon atom of this group an attractive force which will differ more from that of an ethyl group than would an ..."
2. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"If we next introduce a new function of/and write m then m m' l\(f) will represent—CO The work done by the attractive force on the particle m, ..."
3. A History of the Theory of Elasticity and of the Strength of Materials: From by Isaac Todhunter (1886)
"In conclusion the author considers the question as to whether adding this new attractive force does not complicate Nature's proceedings. ..."
4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1857)
"The attractive force of a given surface under a given charge does not depend ... The attractive force on each pair of rings was determined by means of the ..."