artificial gravity


a simulated gravity or sensation of weight established within a spacecraft by means of the craft's rotation, acceleration, or deceleration.

Origin of artificial gravity

First recorded in 1955–60 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for artificial gravity

  • In less than a minute the Polaris had cleared atmosphere and Tom turned on the artificial-gravity generators.

    The Revolt on Venus|Carey Rockwell