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|Noun||1.||gravitational attraction - (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface; "the more remote the body the less the gravity"; "the gravitation between two bodies is proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them"; "gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love"--Albert Einstein|
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
solar gravity - the gravity of the sun; "solar gravity creates extreme pressures and temperatures"