an·​ti·​grav·​i·​ty | \ ˌan-tē-ˈgra-və-tē, ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce antigravity (audio) \

Definition of antigravity

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: reducing, canceling, or protecting against the effect of gravity



Definition of antigravity (Entry 2 of 2)

: a hypothetical effect resulting from cancellation or reduction of a gravitational field

Examples of antigravity in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Having failed to subjugate the clever Selenites, Wells’s narrator returns to Earth, while his companion, Cavor, whose antigravity mineral Cavorite powered their voyage, remains. Stephanie Burt, The New Republic, 29 Mar. 2022 This seemed to me a strange version of money in a world of hyperspeed, light sabres and antigravity landspeeders. David G.w. Birch, Forbes, 31 Jan. 2022 Its antigravity positioning provides for incredible comfort, while Kohl's buyers also noting that these chairs are well-made, too. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, 4 Mar. 2021 From antigravity chairs to furniture sets there’s guaranteed to be something for everyone at this savings event. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, 26 Mar. 2021 To make sunbathing a little more comfortable, consider buying this Sonoma antigravity chair for $79.99, originally $119.99. Hannah Drown, cleveland, 29 May 2021 These muscles, commonly called antigravity muscles, include the calf muscles, the quadriceps and the muscles of the back and neck. Forbes, 23 May 2021 One of our favorite markdowns from this sale is the Sonoma Goods for Life antigravity chair, which is now reduced from $119.99 to just $49.99 in a variety of colors. Nishka Dhawan, USA TODAY, 19 May 2021 This Sonoma Goods antigravity chair (originally $119.99 and now $67.99 with the coupon code) is ready to roll out onto your backyard, and nearly 2,000 customers gave this chair five stars for its sturdy design and comfort level. Jon Winkler, USA TODAY, 23 Apr. 2021 See More

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1944, in the meaning defined above


1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Antigravity.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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