Definition of Gravitation wave

1. Noun. (physics) a wave that is hypothesized to propagate gravity and to travel at the speed of light.

Exact synonyms: Gravity Wave
Category relationships: Natural Philosophy, Physics
Generic synonyms: Undulation, Wave



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gravitation Wave

graviphotons
graviportal
gravireaction
gravireceptors
graviscalar
graviscalars
gravitactic
gravitas
gravitases
gravitate
gravitated
gravitates
gravitating
gravitation
gravitation abscess
gravitation wave (current term)
gravitational
gravitational attraction
gravitational collapse
gravitational constant
gravitational convection
gravitational field
gravitational fields
gravitational force
gravitational interaction
gravitational lens
gravitational lenses
gravitational lensing

Literary usage of Gravitation wave

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"... considerable damage because of the great energy they acquire by descending with the ever- increasing velocity due to gravitation. Wave Dynamometer. ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1893)
"... one system of philosophy, may we not find the histories of others in the development of gravitation, wave-motion, and other epoch-making discoveries ? ..."

3. The Sling: Remarks in Connection with Lectures Delivered in the Royal by William Leighton Jordan (1907)
"3 A and B represent respectively the crest and depression of the gravitation wave which tends to readjust the equilibrium disturbed by the ship's motion; ..."

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