In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- As an exercise you might try computing the electrostatic attraction between an electron and a proton and compare it with the gravitational attraction.
- The second force, which balances the gravitational attraction, is known as the centripetal force.
- Black holes are objects for which the gravitational attraction is so strong that nothing, not even light, can escape from it.
- Of course, while atoms interact via well defined forces of attraction and repulsion, people are seldom so straightforward.
- Gravitational forces of attraction always exist between two objects of any mass, but it takes an object as large as a planet for this force to become noticeable.
- The gravitational attraction between the two might follow a force law that differs from Newton's law of gravity.
- As its name suggests, this is a powerful force of attraction that operates between all protons and neutrons.
- This electrostatic attraction, called an ionic bond, is much weaker than a covalent bond of shared electrons.
- He attributed gravitation to the forces of mutual attraction between material objects.
- The forces of attraction between ions in an ionic compound are very strong.
- The energy of attraction between protons and neutrons is about a million times greater than the chemical binding energy between atoms.
- But gravitational attraction depends on distance and mass.
- The electrical attraction between a proton and an electron is forty powers of ten stronger than their gravitational attraction.
- In science, Newton's laws for falling objects were based on the concept of gravitational attraction.
2(interest)I still feel a great attraction toward the place — todavía siento una gran atracción por el lugar
- babies hold no attraction for me — los bebés no me atraen
- what's the attraction? — ¿qué atractivo tiene?
- I'm thinking today about the nature of sexual attraction.
- Platonic love is devoid of any physical attraction or sexual interest.
- As human beings we cannot deny our attraction to anything sexual.
- This was physical attraction, sexual temptation, nothing more.
- In acknowledging its attraction we diminish its power.
- We discuss sexual attraction and relationships.
- These can express everything from sexual attraction to intellectual or physical dominance.
- Although he embraced his sexuality more than the others, physical attraction was lacking.
- Because of course pheromones, as you probably already know, stimulate sexual attraction.
- The way I feel about her goes way beyond physical attraction.
- Men, on the other hand, more frequently replied that sexual attraction was a prime reason for initiating a friendship, and that it could even deepen a friendship.
- The attraction of political power is said to have reconciled his alienated parental family.
- Regardless, it raises interesting questions concerning the ways in which sexual attraction is bound up with aspirations.
- Pheromones trigger basic responses, such as sexual attraction.
- No, it was probably only baseless physical, sexual attraction.
- There is no physical contact or obvious sexual attraction in the bath scene.
- The power of attraction will only have a chance to work though, if the other partner is open minded and willing to consider something new.
- He had never met the man, but already he could sense his power, his attraction.
- I did everything in my power to resist his attraction.
- Things I want in a relationship: intelligence, physical attraction, reciprocal love.
3(attractive feature)atractivo masculinothe main attraction — el principal atractivo
- But the beauty of the scenery and the charm of Thai culture are unlikely to hold any attractions for them now.
- Face painting was one of the many attractions for the children.
- These social technologies have attractions for the writer and journalist.
- The library has special attractions for children and young people could find no better pastime than reading.
- The lake's attractions for anglers was of significant economic importance to the Bangor area.
- Being part of a community is one of the biggest attractions for new crofters.
- Within the village itself, there are other attractions for those keen on immersing themselves in local history.
- He believes colour and convenience are the main attractions for beginner or novice gardeners buying plants.
- Future gains are likely to be more sedate although the shares have their attractions for those seeking some stability.
- The airfield is one of the main attractions for the current residents - often bankers and businessmen who fly in from abroad for the weekend.
- One of the attractions for companies and groups is the range of activities available.
- We have a wide range of attractions for all ages and we are grateful to all the Friends for their help in organising the event.
- Reading a book damages the spine, which reduces its attractions for potential buyers.
- The beaches here are perfect for family and children as they offer fabulous attractions for all.
- The quality of the workforce is one of the attractions for entrepreneurs and investors in the Paisley area.
- But you can see the attractions for the international high flyer.
- Are there specific features, attractions, or wildlife that you were hoping to see?
- The supplier of financial information has two main attractions for private investors.
- The region has a number of attractions for potential investors.
- One of the main attractions for users to have mobile phones is that they offer the ability to roam and to make telephone calls from almost anywhere.
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