zero gravity
noun Date: 1951 the state or condition of lacking apparent gravitational pull ; weightlessness

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  • zero gravity — n. Physics a weightless condition in which an object appears not to be influenced by gravity because other objects in its immediate surroundings are undergoing the same acceleration …   English World dictionary

  • zero gravity — Physics. the condition in which the apparent effect of gravity is zero, as in the case of a body in free fall or in orbit. Also, zero g, zero G /zear oh jee /. [1950 55] * * * noun [noncount] : a state or condition in which there is no gravity… …   Useful english dictionary

  • zero gravity — nesvarumas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. nullgravity; weightlessness; zero gravity vok. Gewichtslosigkeit, f; Schwerelosigkeit, f; Schwerlosigkeit, f rus. невесомость, f pranc. apesanteur, m; impondérabilité, f; non pesanteur, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • zero gravity — Physics. the condition in which the apparent effect of gravity is zero, as in the case of a body in free fall or in orbit. Also, zero g, zero G /zear oh jee /. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • zero gravity — ze′ro grav′ity n. phs the condition in which the apparent effect of gravity is zero, as on a body in free fall or in orbit Also called ze•ro g, ze•ro G [[t]ˈzɪər oʊˈdʒi[/t]] Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • zero gravity — A physical state existing in space or at a time in flight when the centrifugal thrust of a parabolic glide or turn exactly counteracts the force of gravity …   Medical dictionary

  • zero gravity — noun Physics the state in which there is no apparent force of gravity acting on a body, either because the force is locally weak or because both the body and its surroundings are freely and equally accelerating under the force …   English new terms dictionary

  • Zero Gravity —    A condition where gravity is absent. Also called weightlessness. See Microgravity …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • zero gravity — noun a) The state of apparent weightlessness which occurs when in free fall. b) A state/shuttle/simulator which produces weightlessness. Syn: weightlessness …   Wiktionary

  • zero gravity — /zɪəroʊ ˈgrævəti/ (say zearroh gravuhtee) noun → weightlessness …   Australian English dictionary

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