Meaning of gravitation


Pronunciation: (grav"i-tā'shun), [key]
— n.
    1. the force of attraction between any two masses. Cf. law of gravitation.
    2. an act or process caused by this force.
  1. a sinking or falling.
  2. a movement or tendency toward something or someone: the gravitation of people toward the suburbs.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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