Sentence Examples


  • A good deal of this is transported by gravitation from Baku to Batum on the Black Sea by means of a pipe laid overland.
  • Ablatus, taken away), reducing or withdrawing; in astronomy a force which interferes between the moon and the earth to lessen the strength of gravitation is called "ablatitious," just as it is called "addititious" when it increases that strength.
  • The sand-pump descends by gravitation, and its fall is checked by pressing hack the lever, so as to throw the reel against a post which serves as a brake.
  • "Perhaps," answered the Wizard, "it is because we are close to the center of the earth, where the attraction of gravitation is very slight.
  • The great natural forces lie outside us and we are not conscious of them; we call those forces gravitation, inertia, electricity, animal force, and so on, but we are conscious of the force of life in man and we call that freedom.

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