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(General Physics) the mass of a body determined by its response to the force of gravity. Compare inertial mass
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|Noun||1.||gravitational mass - (physics) the mass of a body as measured by its gravitational attraction for other bodies|
mass - the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field