Definition of Gravitational

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or caused by gravitation.

Exact synonyms: Gravitative
Derivative terms: Gravitation, Gravitation, Gravitate
Partainyms: Gravitation, Gravity

Definition of Gravitational

1. a. Of or pertaining to the force of gravity; as, gravitational units.

Definition of Gravitational

1. Adjective. Pertaining to, or caused by, gravity or gravitation. ¹

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Definition of Gravitational

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Medical Definition of Gravitational

1. Of or pertaining to the force of gravity; as, gravitational units. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gravitational

gravitation abscess
gravitation wave
gravitational (current term)
gravitational attraction
gravitational collapse
gravitational constant
gravitational convection
gravitational field
gravitational fields
gravitational force
gravitational interaction
gravitational lens
gravitational lenses
gravitational lensing
gravitational propulsion

Literary usage of Gravitational

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Many of the astrophysical observations require explanations in gravitational terms, and the combination of this need and the possibility of new tests has ..."

2. The Problem of Space Travel: The Rocket Motor by Hermann Noordung, Ernest Stuhlinger, J. D. Hunley, Jennifer Garland (1995)
"Maneuvering in the gravitational Fields of Outer Space Two basic possibilities exist in order to escape the gravitational effect of the Earth or of another ..."

3. Text-book of Land Drainage by Joseph Alexander Jeffery (1916)
"gravitational water and food losses. — gravitational water, as it moves ... The more slowly gravitational water moves downward, the larger the amount of ..."

4. Text-book of Land Drainage by Joseph Alexander Jeffery (1916)
"gravitational water may interfere with ventilation. — The effect of gravitational water upon soil ventilation may be direct or indirect. ..."

5. A Text-book of Physics: Including a Collection of Examples and Questions by William Watson (1920)
"The unit of force in the metric gravitational system is the force with which the ... Such a system of units is called a gravitational system, and it is this ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1901)
"The following Papers were read:— 1 On the Clustering of gravitational Matter in any part of the Universe. By Lord KELVIN, GCVO, FRS gravitational matter, ..."

7. The Principles of Soil Management by Thomas Lyttleton Lyon, Elmer Otterbein Fippin (1909)
"gravitational movement.— gravitational movement is the result of the gravity ... This gravitational movement concerns primarily the gravitational water, ..."

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