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Astronomy, Physics. .
a wave created by the action of gravity on local variations in the density of a stratified fluid, as the atmosphere, or at an interface between fluids of different density, as a liquid and a gas.
noun (physics)
a wave propagated in a gravitational field, predicted to occur as a result of an accelerating mass
a surface wave on water or other liquid propagated because of the weight of liquid in the crests


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