Definitions of attraction

  1. the force by which one object attracts another Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts; "her personality held a strange attraction for him" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts people Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. an entertainment that is offered to the public Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. an entertainer who attracts large audiences; "he was the biggest drawing card they had" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts; "flowers are an attractor for bees" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7. An invisible power in a body by which it draws anything to itself; the power in nature acting mutually between bodies or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together, or to produce their cohesion or combination, and conversely resisting separation. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The act or property of attracting; the effect of the power or operation of attraction. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. The power or act of alluring, drawing to, inviting, or engaging; an attractive quality; as, the attraction of beauty or eloquence. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. That which attracts; an attractive object or feature. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. The power or act of drawing to or towards; charm; that which charms. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. The tendency of two bodies to approach each other. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  13. Force causing particles to unite. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  14. Act of attracting: the force which draws or tends to draw bodies or their particles to each other: that which attracts. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. The act or power of attracting; allurement. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. The power or act of attracting; the force inherent in bodies and their particles, by which they are drawn towards each other and resist separation. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. The act of drawing to; the power that bodies have of coming together and uniting,- attractions take place between bodies-affinities between the particles of a body. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. Any structure which apparently draws other things to it, as an attraction cone. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  19. Act, faculty, of drawing to oneself (lit. & fig.); drawing force; thing that attracts (fig.); a. of gravity (existing between all bodies, and varying directly as their masses, inversely as the square of their distance apart); magnetic a., action of magnet in drawing iron; molecular a. (between molecules of bodies, acting only at infinitesimal distances); capillary a. (by which liquid is drawn up through hairlike tube). [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  20. The act or force by which bodies are drawn toward each other. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  21. [L.] The tendency which each of two bodies has to make the other approach it. When the bodies are at sensible distances, there is the Attraction of gravitation, or in other cases magnetic and electrical Attraction ; at minute or insensible distances there are cohesive Attraction, capillary Attraction, etc. See Gravity; Magnetism. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  22. n. A power in nature acting between bodies or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together, or to produce cohesion or combination; –act of attracting; –power of alluring or engaging. Cabinet Dictionary
  23. The power of drawing any thing; the power of alluring or enticing. Complete Dictionary