Definition of Constant of gravitation

1. Noun. (physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton's law of gravitation.




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Literary usage of Constant of gravitation

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1894)
"The Newtonian constant of gravitation G, ie, the force in dynes between 2 grams of matter 1 cm. apart, has been determined with a very accurately ..."

2. Mechanics by John Cox (1904)
"Then : Attraction of 1 gm. on 1 gm. at 1 cm. is G dynes )l )ll » 2 » * » Jj » G is called the constant of Gravitation. Its value, like that of the dyne and ..."

3. Treatise on Physics by Andrew Gray (1901)
"Determination of the Constant of Gravitation and of the Earth's Mean Density.*—There is good reason for believing that the attraction of each of the planets ..."

4. Manual of Astronomy: A Text-book by Charles Augustus Young (1902)
"The Constant of Gravitation. — The constant of gravitation is believed to be, like the velocity of light, an absolute constant of nature, — the same in all ..."

5. Applied Calculus: Principles and Applications, Essentials for Students and by Robert Gibbes Thomas (1919)
"Value of the Constant of Gravitation.* — From the foregoing as to the attraction of a sphere, it follows that the formula for the attraction of two ..."

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