Sentence Examples


  • The question whether this cause modifies gravitation admits of an easy test from observation.
  • The question has also been raised whether the action of gravitation is absolutely instantaneous.
  • On the other hand the enigmatical motion of the perihelion of Mercury has not yet found any plausible explanation except on the hypothesis that the gravitation of the sun diminishes at a rate slightly greater than that of the inverse square - the most simple modification being to suppose that instead of the exponent of the distance being exactly - 2, it is - 2.000 000 161 2.
  • The meteors, whatever their dimensions, must have motions around the sun in obedience to the law of gravitation in the same manner as planets and comets - that is, in conic sections of which the sun is always at one focus.
  • A good deal of this is transported by gravitation from Baku to Batum on the Black Sea by means of a pipe laid overland.