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gravisphere

[grav-uh-sfeer]
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noun
  1. the area in which the gravitational force of a celestial body is predominant.

Origin of gravisphere

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Examples from the Web for gravisphere

Historical Examples

  • Shortly after entering the moon's gravisphere it began to accelerate again.

    First on the Moon

    Jeff Sutton

  • He was thankful they were not required to wear their heavy pressure suits until well into the moon's gravisphere.

  • Drone Baker had entered the moon's gravisphere at the precise time spelled out by the earth computers.

  • Some would be caught in the gravisphere of planets, would crash down into strange worlds.