Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: gravitational force
  1. (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface
    "the more remote the body the less the gravitational force";
    - gravity, gravitation, gravitational attraction

Derived forms: gravitational forces

Type of: attraction, attractive force

Encyclopedia: Gravitational force