Synonyms and Antonyms for gravity-gradient

1. gravity gradient (n.)

a gradient in the gravitational forces acting on different parts of a nonspherical object

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2. gravity-assist (n.)

(spaceflight) a trajectory that passes close to a planetary body in order to gain energy from its gravitational field

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3. gradient (n.)

a graded change in the magnitude of some physical quantity or dimension

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4. gradient (n.)

the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal

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5. gravity (n.)

(physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface

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7. gravity (n.)

a solemn and dignified feeling

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