Definition of gravitation:
gravitational force, earthward motion, sobriety, agitation, absorbance, centrifugal force, gravitational attraction, solemnity, capillary action, graveness, bonding, air resistance, balance, soberness, settling together, planetary motion, calorific, resistless tendency, amplitude, sombreness, somberness, centripetal force, gravity.
- "A Morning's Walk from London to Kew", Richard Phillips.
- "Essays on Political Economy", Frederic Bastiat.
From that moment the idea of universal gravitation was in the air, and hints and guesses were thrown out by many; and in time the law of gravitation would doubtless have been discovered, though probably not by the work of one man, even if Newton had not lived.- "Kepler", Walter W. Bryant.