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gravitational
 a.  of or relating to or caused by gravitation
Classic Sentence:
1  Under such circumstances, I naturally gravitated to London, that great cesspool into which all the loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
2  This was only the strictly logical consequence of the change which had taken place in him, a change in which everything gravitated round his father.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE CONSEQUENCES OF HAVING MET A WARDEN
3  The spot was, indeed, a near relation of night, and when night showed itself an apparent tendency to gravitate together could be perceived in its shades and the scene.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 1 A Face on Which Time Makes but Little Impression
4  The forces of gravitation, electricity, or chemical affinity are only distinguished from one another in that they are differently defined by reason.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER X
5  To the defenders of the laws of Copernicus and Newton, to Voltaire for example, it seemed that the laws of astronomy destroyed religion, and he utilized the law of gravitation as a weapon against religion.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER XII
6  Probably the principles and the elements, on which the regular gravitations of the moral, as of the material, world depend, had complained.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE UNEXPECTED
Example Sentence:
1  He predicted that gravitational interaction caused light from stars beyond the sun to deviate or swerve from a straight path as it passed the sun.
2  Since the force required to lift it is equal to its weight, it follows that the gravitational potential energy is equal to its weight times the height to which it is lifted.
3  A European satellite that mapped Earth's gravitational field in exquisite detail will be pulled down by gravity to its fiery destruction sometime in the next few days.
4  Keep in mind that Hawking's bedrock theory of evaporating black holes revolutionized our understanding that the gravitational behemoths are not immortal.
5  The greater the mass of an object, the greater its gravitational pull.
6  The news media is also more likely to gravitate to stories about horrific atrocities or dramatic triumphs over adversity than humdrum tales of a soldier returning home, getting a job and starting a family.
7  The gravitation between two bodies is proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them.
8  By gravitation the sun and planets act and react upon one another.