1. gravitational

adjective. ['ˌgrævɪˈteɪʃənəl'] of or relating to or caused by gravitation.

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Example sentences of the word gravitational-collapse


1. Noun Phrase
Fusion produces enough radiation pressure to counteract the force of gravity; thus gravitational collapse ceases.

2. Noun Phrase
This begins in the gravitational collapse of a giant molecular cloud.

2. collapse

verb. ['kəˈlæps'] break down, literally or metaphorically.

Synonyms

  • give
  • slide down
  • slump
  • flop
  • give way
  • change
  • crumple
  • burst
  • cave in
  • sink
  • implode
  • buckle
  • abandon
  • go off
  • founder
  • fall in
  • break

Antonyms

  • stay
  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen

Etymology

  • collapsus (Latin)

3. collapse

verb. ['kəˈlæps'] collapse due to fatigue, an illness, or a sudden attack.

Synonyms

  • suffer
  • go over
  • have
  • drop like flies
  • get
  • sustain
  • break down

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • shrink
  • hide
  • ascend

Etymology

  • collapsus (Latin)

4. collapse

noun. ['kəˈlæps'] an abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion.

Synonyms

  • heat hyperpyrexia
  • sickness
  • unwellness
  • heatstroke
  • algidity
  • crack-up
  • illness
  • prostration
  • shock
  • breakdown

Antonyms

  • disinherit
  • stand still
  • inelasticity
  • forbid

Etymology

  • collapsus (Latin)

5. collapse

noun. ['kəˈlæps'] a natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in.

Synonyms

  • fiasco
  • debacle
  • occurrence
  • happening
  • implosion
  • subsidence
  • cave in
  • natural event

Antonyms

  • take office
  • resist
  • take
  • deny

Etymology

  • collapsus (Latin)

6. collapse

noun. ['kəˈlæps'] the act of throwing yourself down.

Synonyms

  • descent

Antonyms

  • requisition
  • claim

Etymology

  • collapsus (Latin)

7. collapse

verb. ['kəˈlæps'] lose significance, effectiveness, or value.

Antonyms

  • rise

Etymology

  • collapsus (Latin)

8. collapse

noun. ['kəˈlæps'] a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures).

Synonyms

  • occurrence
  • crash
  • happening
  • natural event

Antonyms

  • borrow
  • breastfeed
  • starve
  • bottlefeed

Etymology

  • collapsus (Latin)

9. collapse

verb. ['kəˈlæps'] fold or close up.

Synonyms

  • concertina
  • deflate
  • turn up
  • fold up

Antonyms

  • decontaminate
  • clean
  • unstring
  • stabilize

Etymology

  • collapsus (Latin)

10. collapse

verb. ['kəˈlæps'] cause to burst.

Synonyms

  • founder
  • give
  • fall in
  • give way
  • burst
  • cave in
  • break

Antonyms

  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate

Etymology

  • collapsus (Latin)
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