artificial gravity


noun

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

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Origin of artificial gravity

First recorded in 1955–60
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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