gravitative

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gravitate +‎ -ive?

Adjective[edit]

gravitative (comparative more gravitative, superlative most gravitative)

  1. Causing to gravitate; tending to a centre.
    • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
      The particles themselves must have an interior and gravitative being, and the multeity must be a removable or at least suspensible accident.
    • 1922, Frank Samuel Hudson, Geology of the Cuyamaca Region of California
      If such is the case, we have here examples of deposits along the contact, and as the contact is nearly vertical Soret's principle might be urged as against the idea of gravitative settling.

German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gravitative

  1. inflected form of gravitativ