the problem of calculating the motions of three bodies in space moving under the influence of only their mutual gravitational attraction.
- Compare two-body problem.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use three-body problem in a sentence
Astronomers quail at the three-body problem and throw up their hands in surrender before the four-body problem.The Syndic | C.M. Kornbluth