gravitational field

noun Physics.
1.
the attractive effect, considered as extending throughout space, of matter on other matter.
2.
the region surrounding an astronomical body in which the force of gravitation is strong.

Origin:
1915–20

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gravitational field
 
n
the field of force surrounding a body of finite mass in which another body would experience an attractive force that is proportional to the product of the masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them

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Example sentences
The prospector also explored the moon's gravitational field and remapped its
  surface.
His policy now seems to be at the centre of a gravitational field where all
  objects are converging.
Relativity showed that the path of a ray of light is bent by a gravitational
  field.
Education is on the edge of the gravitational field, getting ready to get
  sucked in next.
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