gravitoelectric field

gravitoelectric field

[¦grav·ə·tō·i¦lek·trik ′fēld]
(relativity)
In general relativity, those components of the gravitational field that are analogous to the electric-field components of the electromagnetic field and normally provide the dominant contribution.
References in periodicals archive ?
Lucchesi, "LAGEOS II perigee shift and Schwarzschild gravitoelectric field," Physics Letters A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics, vol.