solar gravity

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: gravity - the gravity of the sunsolar gravity - the gravity of the sun; "solar gravity creates extreme pressures and temperatures"
gravitation, gravitational attraction, gravitational force, gravity - (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
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The smallest tidal differences, called "neap tides," come at the first and third quarters of the lunar month, when the forces exerted by lunar and solar gravity do more to cancel each other.
Solar gravity has a greater effect on a planet's spin if the core is at least partially liquid.