centre of gravity Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “centre of gravity” in the English Dictionary

"centre of gravity" in British English

See all translations

centre of gravitynoun [C usually singular]

(plural centres of gravity) UK (US center of gravity) uk   us  
the ​point in an ​object where ​itsweight is ​balanced
(Definition of centre of gravity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “centre of gravity”
in Chinese (Simplified) (物体的)重心…
in Turkish yerçekim merkezi…
in Russian центр тяжести…
in Chinese (Traditional) (物體的)重心…
in Polish środek ciężkości…
What is the pronunciation of centre of gravity?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“centre of gravity” in British English

Word of the Day


a natural ability or skill

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More