Definition of gravitational field in English:

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gravitational field


The region of space surrounding a body in which another body experiences a force of gravitational attraction.
Example sentences
  • Both represent the quantized field of a fundamental force: photons the electromagnetic field and gravitons the gravitational field.
  • The electric, magnetic, and gravitational fields provided the classical examples.
  • Also, he included only the electromagnetic and gravitational fields, omitting all the other forces of nature, such as the strong and weak interactions.

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Syllabification: grav·i·ta·tion·al field

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