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CENTER OF GRAVITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does center of gravity mean? 

CENTER OF GRAVITY (noun)
  The noun CENTER OF GRAVITY has 1 sense:

1. the point within something at which gravity can be considered to act; in uniform gravity it is equal to the center of mass

  Familiarity information: CENTER OF GRAVITY used as a noun is very rare.


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CENTER OF GRAVITY (noun)


Sense 1center of gravity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The point within something at which gravity can be considered to act; in uniform gravity it is equal to the center of mass

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

center of gravity; centre of gravity

Hypernyms ("center of gravity" is a kind of...):

center; centre; midpoint (a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "center of gravity"):

center of flotation; centre of flotation (the center of gravity of a floating object)


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