# gravitational theory

__noun__*(physics)*the theory that any two particles of matter attract one another with a force directly proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them•__Topics__: ↑physics, ↑natural philosophy•__Hypernyms__: ↑scientific theory•__Part Meronyms__: ↑law of gravitation, ↑Newton's law of gravitation

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