Sentence Examples


  • The crowning trophies of gravitational astronomy in the r8th century were Laplace's explanations of the " great inequality ".
  • When we know the mass of the earth in gravitational measure, its product by the denominator of the fraction just mentioned gives the mass of the sun in gravitational measure.
  • Units of this kind are called absolute on account of their fundamental and invariable character as contrasted with gravitational units, which (as we shall see presently) vary somewhat with the locality at which the measurements are supposed to be made.
  • His inquiries afford the assurance of a nearly exact conformity among its members to strict gravitational law, only the moon and Mercury showing some slight, but so far unexplained, anomalies of movement.
  • There are two gravitational fields which sometimes reinforce and at other times diminish each other and the effect is always a resultant one.