OTHER WORDS FROM weightlessweight·less·ly, adverbweight·less·ness, noun
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How to use weightless in a sentence
Trail riding allows me to feel weightless, like I’m flying past trees, yet at the same time I’m grounded.
The company aims to provide regular service for space tourists and researchers to suborbital space, with an experience that includes unparalleled views of Earth and a few minutes of weightless during the roughly 2 hour trip.FAA clears Virgin Galactic for commercial astronaut spaceflight|Darrell Etherington|June 25, 2021|TechCrunch
In all, the flight lasts about 10 minutes, with just a few minutes in the weightless environment of space.Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin will auction a trip to space to the highest bidder|Christian Davenport|May 5, 2021|Washington Post
In the past, people have slept anywhere they could find a spot — even on the ceiling, since in the weightless environment of space there is no up or down.SpaceX launches NASA’s Crew-2 to orbit, its third human spaceflight in less than a year|Christian Davenport|April 23, 2021|Washington Post
In the Art League’s “Breath on Glass,” Worrell uses oils to depict evenings where the air appears simultaneously weightless and heavy.In the galleries: Building on an artwork expressed via different media|Mark Jenkins|April 23, 2021|Washington Post
“Weightless 11 times, they said—I only counted four,” he says as we walk down the ramp.The Stacks: The Inimitable Albert Brooks Caught at the Dawn of His Movie Career|Paul Slansky|April 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The bullets spun him around as if he— a man so enormous he was nicknamed Taco Truck— were practically weightless.
All of this is fun, but it feels a bit weightless and transient.
They felt nearly weightless, for they were lifting again in a high arc.
Since the power had been cut off, the ship was in free fall, and the men were weightless.
Both of the men, laboring under more than eight hundred pounds of weight, were suddenly weightless.
Hurled from his position, he fell end over end across the weightless ship, but despite the blow, he was not hurt.The Last Evolution|John Wood Campbell
After a bruising few minutes, we went weightless, then the servos put us back on internal gravity, and the crew unstrapped.Attrition|Jim Wannamaker
British Dictionary definitions for weightless
- (of economic activity) based on the supply of information and ideas rather than trade in physical goodsthe weightless economy
- (of a company) having very few physical assetsweightless dot.coms