follow Dictionary.com

Is Tuesday named for a one-handed god?

artificial gravity

noun
1.
a simulated gravity or sensation of weight established within a spacecraft by means of the craft's rotation, acceleration, or deceleration.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for artificial gravity
  • Spinning the whole thing could provide easy artificial gravity.
  • There is a moment of vertigo before the inner ear accommodates the artificial gravity of this inverted world.
  • artificial gravity may be necessary but it can be produced through rotation.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for artificial gravity

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for artificial

15
17
Scrabble Words With Friends