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gravitation

noun uk   /ˌɡræv.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ us  

gravitation noun (FORCE)

[U] in science, the force that attracts all objects towards one another: Particles are attracted to each other by gravitation.

gravitation noun (MOVEMENT TOWARDS)

[S or U] an occasion when someone or something moves or is attracted in the direction of a particular thing or person: The gravitation of country people to/towards the capital began in the 1920s.
gravitational
adjective uk   /-əl/ us  
relating to gravity or gravitation: gravitational forces
(Definition of gravitation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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