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microgravity Line breaks: micro|grav¦ity
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)ˌɡravɪti/

Definition of microgravity in English:


[mass noun]
Very weak gravity, as in an orbiting spacecraft.
Example sentences
  • Each series will cover subjects such as satellite navigation, Earth observation, launchers, human spaceflight and microgravity, space science and astronauts.
  • This research could provide swifter methods to acclimatising astronauts entering microgravity (as well as those returning to Earth).
  • It will investigate fluid physics in microgravity to understand how propellant-tank sloshing affects spacecraft control.
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