The definition of a newton is a unit of force in the International System of Units, or a man's name, or the name of an English mathematician, Sir Isaac Newton.(noun)
See newton in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: after Sir Isaac Newton
Origin: after surname Newton < common Eng place name Newton < OE neowa tun, new town
Origin: after New Towne, orig. name of Cambridge, Mass.
See newton in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun Abbr. N
Origin: After Sir Isaac Newton.
, Sir Isaac 1642-1727.
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