A graviton is a particle that is responsible for gravity. It is thought to be a fundamental particle of the universe, along with the electron and the proton.

  • The theory of relativity is based on the idea of gravitons.

  • The experiment was designed to detect the graviton.

Definition of graviton


a gauge boson that mediates the (extremely weak) gravitational interactions between particles

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Example Sentences for graviton

  • 1

    The name for the carrier particle of gravitational interactions is the graviton.

  • 2

    Gravitons of the material space contain gravitons of the immaterial space.

  • 3

    Note the graviton in the spectrum.

  • 4

    I discovered the graviton particle.

  • 5

    Higgs boson and graviton as well.

  • 6

    The graviton is just an hypothesis at this point.

  • 7

    The graviton is the particle associated with gravity.

  • 8

    This is one of the reasons there may be no graviton.

  • 9

    However, in this case, it is not the graviton that acquires a mass.

  • 10

    A graviton is a particle of quantized gravitational radiation.