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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
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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.

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