centre of gravity
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- (physics) a point, near or within a body, through which its weight can be assumed to act when considering forces on the body and its motion under gravity. This coincides with the centre of mass in a uniform gravitational field
- (as a metaphor) any pivotal or central idea or group.
- (physics: a point near a body): centre of mass
a point through which the weight of a body can be assumed to act
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