zero gravity


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ze·ro grav·i·ty

(zē'rō grav'i-tē),
A physical state existing in space or at a time in flight when the centrifugal thrust of a parabolic glide or turn exactly counteracts the force of gravity.

zero gravity

a physical state of weightlessness in space or during flight when the centrifugal thrust on a body in a parabolic glide exactly counteracts the force of gravity.

ze·ro grav·i·ty

(zē'rō grav'i-tē)
A physical state existing in space or at a time in flight when the centrifugal thrust of a parabolic glide or turn exactly counteracts the force of gravity.
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With anything from two to five international artists performing at Zero Gravity per week (the full winter line- up of events is detailed overleaf) -- this world-class audio/visual overhaul could not have come at a more impactful time.
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Taking a lead from space travel, Martyn Bracewell has embarked on simulated flights to see how the brain coordinates the eyes and hands to carry out simple everyday tasks in zero gravity.
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Sometime in the late winter or early spring of 2004, Windward Community College students will get a chance to run experiments in conditions of zero gravity.
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