Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » N » Newt ... Nick

NEWTON'S THEORY OF GRAVITATION

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Newton's theory of gravitation mean? 

NEWTON'S THEORY OF GRAVITATION (noun)
  The noun NEWTON'S THEORY OF GRAVITATION has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: NEWTON'S THEORY OF GRAVITATION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


NEWTON'S THEORY OF GRAVITATION (noun)


Sense 1Newton's theory of gravitation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

gravitational theory; Newton's theory of gravitation; theory of gravitation; theory of gravity

Hypernyms ("Newton's theory of gravitation" is a kind of...):

scientific theory (a theory that explains scientific observations)

Meronyms (parts of "Newton's theory of gravitation"):

law of gravitation; Newton's law of gravitation ((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)

Domain category:

natural philosophy; physical science; physics (the science of matter and energy and their interactions)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"If at first you don't succeed, well, you're about average" (English proverb)

"You cannot catch a flea with gloves." (Albanian proverb)

"Lies are the plague of speech." (Arabic proverb)

"Every guest is welcome for three days." (Croatian proverb)

 Related words searches 

 Related FAQs: 

Page delivered in 0.0571 seconds