Associations to the word «Newton»


NEWTON, noun. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of force; the force required to accelerate a mass of one kilogram by one metre per second per second. Symbol: N.
NEWTON, proper noun. The name of many English places.
NEWTON, proper noun. A habitational surname​ for someone from any of these places
NEWTON, proper noun. Sir Isaac Newton, English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, alchemist, and natural philosopher
NEWTON HEARING, noun. (England) (legal) A part of a court case in which a judge, sitting alone and without a jury, hears evidence on factual points disputed between prosecution and defence
NEWTON METER, noun. US spelling of newton metre
NEWTON METRE, noun. A standard unit of torque or (rarely) energy, symbol n m or n·m.
NEWTON METRES, noun. Plural of newton metre

Dictionary definition

NEWTON, noun. English mathematician and physicist; remembered for developing the calculus and for his law of gravitation and his three laws of motion (1642-1727).
NEWTON, noun. A unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes.

Wise words

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