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Noun: Newton's law of gravitation
  1. (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
    - law of gravitation

Type of: law, law of nature

Part of: gravitational theory, Newton's theory of gravitation, theory of gravitation, theory of gravity

Encyclopedia: Newton's law of gravitation