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Webster 1913 Edition


Repulsion

Re-pul′sion

(r?-p?l′sh?n)
,
Noun.
[L.
repulsio
: cf. F.
répulsion
.]
1.
The act of repulsing or repelling, or the state of being repulsed or repelled.
2.
A feeling of violent offence or disgust; repugnance.
3.
(Physics)
The power, either inherent or due to some physical action, by which bodies, or the particles of bodies, are made to recede from each other, or to resist each other’s nearer approach;
as, molecular
repulsion
; electrical
repulsion
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Repulsion

REPUL'SION

,
Noun.
1.
In physics, the power of repelling or driving off; that property of bodies which causes them to recede from each other or avoid coming in contact.
2.
The act of repelling.

Definition 2022


répulsion

répulsion

See also: repulsion and repulsión

French

Noun

répulsion f (plural répulsions)

  1. repulsion (all senses)