from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In mech., noting an arrangement of parts such that the force of gravity returns them to their normal relations after displacement: as, a gravity-return gun-carriage—one in which the upper part is on inclined guides and returns to the outward firing-position by gravity after recoil from firing the gun.
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