Definition of weightless
: having little weight : lacking apparent gravitational pull
Examples of weightless in a Sentence
a light fabric that feels almost weightless
She floated in the pool, weightless.
Recent Examples of weightless from the Web
The 20-minute VR experience — now in a limited run at New York City's Rockefeller Plaza — doesn't actually make anyone weightless.
Even a weightless satellite has enough mass to clobber you (remember what happened to astronaut Frank Poole when the space pod rammed him in 2001: A Space Odyssey).
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First Known Use of weightless
WEIGHTLESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of weightless for English Language Learners
: having no weight or seeming to have no weight
WEIGHTLESS Defined for Kids
Definition of weightless for Students
1 : having little or no weight
2 : not affected by gravity
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