antigravity


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an·ti·grav·i·ty

 (ăn′tē-grăv′ĭ-tē, ăn′tī-)
n.
The hypothetical effect of reducing or canceling a gravitational field.

an′ti·grav′i·ty adj.
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antigravity

(ˌæntɪˈɡrævɪtɪ)
adj
acting against the force of gravity
n
the concept of negating the force of gravity
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an•ti•grav•i•ty

(ˌæn tiˈgræv ɪ ti, ˌæn taɪ-)

n.
1. a hypothetical force by which a body of positive mass would repel a body of negative mass.
adj.
2. counteracting the force of gravity.
[1940–45]
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