1. [ noun ] a figurative movement toward some attraction

"the gravitation of the middle class to the suburbs"

Related terms: drift gravitate
2. [ noun ] movement downward resulting from gravitational attraction

"irrigation by gravitation rather than by pumps"

Related terms: levitation change_of_location drop gravitate
3. [ noun ] (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface
Synonyms: gravity gravitational_force gravitational_attraction

"gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love"--Albert Einstein

Related terms: attraction solar_gravity physics
Similar spelling:   gravitational