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antigravity

[an-tee-grav-i-tee, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˈgræv ɪ ti, ˌæn taɪ-/
noun
1.
Physics. the antithesis of gravity; a hypothetical force by which a body of positive mass would repel a body of negative mass.
2.
(not in technical use) a controllable force that can be made to act against the force of gravity.
adjective
3.
(not in technical use) counteracting the force of gravity:
The antigravity drive in this spaceship will enable us to reach Polaris.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; anti- + gravity
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Examples for antigravity
  • While gravity pulled celestial objects inward, this extra gravitational effect-a kind of antigravity-pushed them apart.
  • So suppose antigravity can also exist on a small, let's say human, scale.
  • Not long ago, it seemed antigravity research might go mainstream.
  • Total loss means that motor function is less than antigravity and there is complete loss of sensation.
  • Total or complete loss means that motor function is less than antigravity and there is complete loss of sensation.
  • The method stretches the shortened antigravity muscles that are inside a different static muscles chains.

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