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Noun: theory of gravitation
  1. (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
    - theory of gravity, gravitational theory, Newton's theory of gravitation

Type of: scientific theory

Encyclopedia: Theory of gravitation