gravity

  • 1Gravity — Grav i*ty, n.; pl. {Gravities}. [L. gravitas, fr. gravis heavy; cf. F. gravit[ e]. See {Grave}, a., {Grief}.] 1. The state of having weight; beaviness; as, the gravity of lead. [1913 Webster] 2. Sobriety of character or demeanor. Men of gravity… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2Gravity — puede refererirse a: Gravity, empresa de videojuegos, creador de juegos online. Gravity, cómic de Marvel del nuevo superhéroe del fin de año 2008. Gravity Tours, empresa de viajes turísticos. Gravity, cliente nativo para usar Twitter desde… …

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  • 3Gravity — bezeichnet: Gravity (Iowa), ein Ort im US Bundesstaat Iowa Gravity (Pennsylvania), ein Ort im US Bundesstaat Pennsylvania Gravity (Fernsehserie), eine amerikanische Fernsehserie aus dem Jahr 2010 Gravity (Comic), eine Comic Reihe des Verlags… …

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  • 4gravity — [grav′i tē] n. pl. gravities [L gravitas, weight, heaviness < gravis, heavy: see GRAVE1] 1. the state or condition of being grave; esp., a) solemnity or sedateness of manner or character; earnestness b) danger or threat; ominous quality [the… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5Gravity — Gravity, IA U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 218 Housing Units (2000): 103 Land area (2000): 0.298808 sq. miles (0.773910 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.298808 sq. miles (0.773910 sq. km)… …

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  • 6Gravity, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 218 Housing Units (2000): 103 Land area (2000): 0.298808 sq. miles (0.773910 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.298808 sq. miles (0.773910 sq. km) FIPS code:… …

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  • 7gravity — I noun attraction, attractiveness, concern, consideration, draw, enormity, greatness, heaviness, heft, import, importance, interest, magnetism, magnitude, materiality, momentousness, ponderosity, ponderousness, pull, pulling power, severity,… …

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  • 8gravity — [n1] force of attraction force, heaviness, pressure, weight; concept 641 Ant. weightedness gravity [n2] seriousness, importance acuteness, concern, consequence, exigency, hazardousness, momentousness, perilousness, severity, significance,… …

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  • 9gravity — (n.) c.1500, weight, dignity, seriousness, from M.Fr. gravité seriousness, thoughtfulness, and directly from L. gravitatem (nom. gravitas) weight, heaviness, pressure, from gravis heavy (see GRAVE (Cf. grave) (adj.)). The scientific sense of… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10gravity — ► NOUN 1) the force that attracts a body towards the centre of the earth, or towards any other physical body having mass. 2) extreme importance or seriousness. 3) solemnity of manner. ORIGIN Latin gravitas weight, seriousness …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11gravity — noun 1 natural force ADJECTIVE ▪ low, weak, zero ▪ the weak gravity on the moon ▪ strong VERB + GRAVITY ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12gravity — 01. Isaac Newton began his famous experiments with [gravity] in 1664. 02. Galileo helped us to understand motion and [gravity] when he began to study falling bodies. 03. The moon s [gravitational] field exerts tidal forces on our oceans. 04. A… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 13Gravity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Gravity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 gravity gravity gravitation Sgm: N 1 weight weight Sgm: N 1 heaviness heaviness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 specific gravity specific gravity Sgm: N 1 pondorosity …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14gravity — [[t]græ̱vɪti[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Gravity is the force which causes things to drop to the ground. → See also centre of gravity Arrows would continue to fly forward forever in a straight line were it not for gravity, which brings them down to earth.… …

    English dictionary

  • 15Gravity — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Gravity est un nom commun qui peut désigner : Gravity : Le premier single extrait de l album Out Of Nothing du groupe anglais Embrace.… …

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  • 16gravity — n. seriousness 1) to grasp the gravity (of a situation) weight 2) specific; zero gravity 3) the center; force of gravity * * * [ grævɪtɪ] force of gravity zero gravity [ weight ] specific the center [ seriousness ] to grasp the gravity (of a… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17gravity — grav|i|ty [ˈgrævıti] n [U] [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: gravité, from Latin gravitas, from gravis; GRAVE1] 1.) technical the force that causes something to fall to the ground or to be attracted to another ↑planet →↑gravitation ▪ the force… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18gravity — grav|i|ty [ grævəti ] noun uncount * 1. ) the force that makes something fall to the ground: the laws of gravity 2. ) gravity of the seriousness or importance of something: I m sure you can appreciate the gravity of the situation. Offenders… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19gravity */ — UK [ˈɡrævətɪ] / US noun [uncountable] 1) physics the force that makes any two objects that have mass move towards each other. The most common example of this is when an object falls to the ground the laws of gravity 2) the seriousness or… …

    English dictionary

  • 20gravity — /grav i tee/, n., pl. gravities. 1. the force of attraction by which terrestrial bodies tend to fall toward the center of the earth. 2. heaviness or weight. 3. gravitation in general. 4. See acceleration of gravity. 5. a unit of acceleration… …

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