# Definitions and Synonyms of *gravitational constant* | Another word for *gravitational constant* | What is *gravitational constant? *

*Definition 1: (physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton's law of gravitation - [noun denoting quantity]*

*Synonyms for gravitational constant in the sense of this definition*

*(**gravitational constant* is a kind of ...) a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context

*gravitational constant*is a kind of ...) a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context

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*"the velocity of light is a constant"*### (... is part of *gravitational constant*) (physics) the law that states any two bodies attract each other with a force that is directly proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them

*(gravitational constant* belongs to category ...) the science of matter and energy and their interactions

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