(General Physics) the factor relating force to mass and distance in Newton's law of gravitation. It is a universal constant with the value 6.673 × 10–11 N m2 kg–2. Symbol:

### grav·i·ta·tion·al constant

A number used to calculate the force of the gravitational attraction between two bodies in Newton's law of gravitation. The gravitational constant equals 6.67 × 10-11 cubic meters per kilogram per second squared. See more at Newton's law of gravitation.ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

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**gravitational constant**- (physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton's law of gravitationlaw of gravitation, Newton's law of gravitation - (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

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