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 for gravity
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gravity \Grav"i*ty\, n.; pl. Gravities. [L. gravitas, fr.
     gravis heavy; cf. F. gravit['e]. See Grave, a., Grief.]
     1. The state of having weight; beaviness; as, the gravity of
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Sobriety of character or demeanor. "Men of gravity and
        learning." --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the
           universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for
           bodies near its surface; "the more remote the body the less
           the gravity"; "the gravitation between two bodies is
           proportional to the product of their masses and inversely
           proportional to the square of the distance between them";
           "gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling
           in love"--Albert Einstein [syn: gravity, gravitation,
           gravitational attraction, gravitational force]
      2: a manner that is serious and solemn [syn: graveness,
         gravity, sobriety, soberness, somberness,
      3: a solemn and dignified feeling [syn: gravity, solemnity]
         [ant: levity]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  129 Moby Thesaurus words for "gravity":
     G, G suit, acuteness, adduction, affinity, allurement,
     apogeotropism, attractance, attraction, attractiveness,
     attractivity, augustness, avoirdupois, beef, beefiness, bleakness,
     buckram, capillarity, capillary attraction, centripetal force,
     ceremonial, ceremoniousness, ceremony, courtliness, darkness,
     deadweight, decorousness, demureness, dignifiedness, dignity,
     dismalness, drag, draw, dreariness, earnestness, elevation,
     exigency, extrinsicality, fatness, form, formality, formalization,
     geotropism, gloom, gloominess, grandeur, gravitation, graviton,
     grimness, gross weight, heaviness, heft, heftiness, immediacy,
     impersonality, importance, kingliness, liveweight, loftiness,
     long face, lordliness, magnetism, magnitude, majesty, mass,
     moderation, momentousness, mutual attraction, neat weight, net,
     net weight, no joke, no laughing matter, nobility, overbalance,
     overweight, pomp, pomposity, ponderability, ponderosity,
     ponderousness, poundage, pride of bearing, pride of place,
     primness, princeliness, proud bearing, pull, pulling power,
     regality, reserve, rigidness, ritual, rituality, sedateness,
     seriousness, severity, significance, sober-mindedness, soberness,
     sobersidedness, sobersides, sobriety, solemnity, solemnness,
     somberness, specific gravity, staidness, starchiness, stateliness,
     stiffness, stiltedness, straight face, stylization, sublimity,
     sympathy, temperance, thoughtfulness, tonnage, traction, tug,
     underweight, urgency, venerability, wearifulness, wearisomeness,
     weight, weightiness, worthiness

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Gravity, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa
     Population (2000):    218
     Housing Units (2000): 103
     Land area (2000):     0.298808 sq. miles (0.773910 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.298808 sq. miles (0.773910 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            32520
     Located within:       Iowa (IA), FIPS 19
     Location:             40.759096 N, 94.744221 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     50848
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Gravity, IA

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