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Definition of Gravitation


  1. The act of gravitating.
  2. That species of attraction or force by which all bodies or particles of matter in the universe tend toward each other; called also attraction of gravitation, universal gravitation, and universal gravity. See Attraction, and Weight.

Gravitation Quotations

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Albert Einstein

Not believing in force is the same as not believing in gravitation.
Thomas Hobbes

Now to consult the rules of composition before making a picture is a little like consulting the law of gravitation before going for a walk. Such rules and laws are deduced from the accomplished fact; they are the products of reflection.
Edward Weston

The birth of science as we know it arguably began with Isaac Newton's formulation of the laws of gravitation and motion. It is no exaggeration to say that physics was reborn in the early 20th-century with the twin revolutions of quantum mechanics and the theory of relativity.
Paul Davies

A true man never frets about his place in the world, but just slides into it by the gravitation of his nature, and swings there as easily as a star.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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Gravitation Translations

gravitation in German is Schwerkraft, Schwerkraft, Gravitation
gravitation in Italian is gravitazione
gravitation in Norwegian is tyngdekraft
gravitation in Swedish is tyngdkraft
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