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weightless

[weyt-lis] /ˈweɪt lɪs/
adjective
1.
being without apparent weight, as a freely falling body or a body acted upon by a force that neutralizes gravitation.
Origin of weightless
1540-1550
1540-50; weight + -less
Related forms
weightlessly, adverb
weightlessness, noun
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weightless

/ˈweɪtləs/
adjective
1.
(of a body) having no actual weight; a state in which an object has no actual weight (because it is in space and unaffected by gravitational attraction) or no apparent weight (because the gravitational attraction equals the centripetal force and the object is in free fall)
2.
(commerce)
  1. (of economic activity) based on the supply of information and ideas rather than trade in physical goods: the weightless economy
  2. (of a company) having very few physical assets: weightless dot.coms
Derived Forms
weightlessness, noun
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