from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having little or no weight.
- adj. Not experiencing the effects of gravity.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Which has no weight.
- adj. Which is not being affected by gravity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having no weight; imponderable; hence, light.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having no weight; imponderable; light.
- Of no importance or consideration.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having little or no weight or apparent gravitational pull; light
But the company and Northrop Grumman partnered for what they call weightless flights of discovery.
I can relate to this, I am a Registered Physical Rehab Nurse, who on my own explored and came up with a solution to the bone demineralization in weightless environments problem.
When astronauts remain weightless in space for prolonged periods, their bones lose a measurable amount of weight and thickness.
I’ll bet that’s why you thought of the word weightless.
The chugging bass and driving drums recall the weightless propulsion of Japan's high-speed maglev rail system.
Ishigami wiped the blade clean, the sword weightless in his hands.
It's also weightless, which is an essential for someone with fine, limp hair.
Otherwise, all manner of 'weightless' activities can go on there.
Pat Hoar, principal engineer for program development, formerly worked at the FAA, where he worked on certification of the 727s for the "weightless" flights flown by Zero-G Corporation.
Much of that picture's flavor comes from Scott and Turner--and of course, they'd continue in a similar style with Jay Ward--but I love the "weightless" animation in Davis' stuff, and many of his gags are breathtakingly well-timed.
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