Definition In physics repulsion is the tendency of particles or bodies of the same electric charge or magnetic polarity to separate. Attraction is the opposite. … Source: American Heritage Dictionary.(MORE)
Repulsive force may refer to: .
A repulsive force of an accelerating universe, which according to certain theories causes planets and matter to get farther and farther apart… .
Like charges repelling according to couloumb's law .
Repulsive force(magnetism) between magnets of opposite orientation .
A compressed material repelling bodies on both sides, e.g. according to Hooke's law .
Repulsive Force(biology) , associated with involuntarily vomiting, as in response to ingestion of a toxin (MORE)
Attraction and repulsion, in physics means, is when two objects attract and repel one another. For example, an When a negatively charged rod is brought near an electroscope wi…th negatively charged leaves, the leaves will repel. Same goes for when a positively charged rod is brought near an electroscope with positively charged leaves, the leaves will repel. But if a negatively charged rod is brought near an electroscope with positively charged leaves, the leaves will attract. Kind of like opposites attract, and likeness repels. (MORE)
"Repulsion" means force in the direction that tries to push things apart, like the force between two of the same kind of electric charge or magnetic pole. It's the noun that …comes from the verb "repel". "Attraction" means force in the direction that tries to pull things together, like the force between two masses, opposite charges, or opposite magnetic poles. It's the noun that comes from the word "attract".(MORE)