Newton's law of gravitation


Newton's law of gravitation
noun
(physics) the law that states any two bodies attract each other with a force that is directly proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them
Syn: ↑law of gravitation
Topics: ↑physics, ↑natural philosophy
Hypernyms: ↑law, ↑law of nature

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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