Newton meaning

no͝otn, nyo͝otn
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The SI derived unit used to measure force. One newton is equal to the force needed to accelerate a mass of one kilogram one meter per second per second.
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(1) (newton) A unit of force in the MKS system. It is the force required to accelerate one kilogram by one meter per second squared.
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City in E Mass.: suburb of Boston.
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The unit of force that will impart an acceleration of one meter per second to a mass of one kilogram.The newton is named for Sir Isaac Newton (1642
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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.
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The name of many English places.
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An English habitational surname for someone from any of these places.
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Sir Isaac Newton, English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, alchemist, and natural philosopher.
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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.

An example of a newton is a unit used in the law of motion.

An example of Newton is the man who first described gravity, Sir Isaac Newton.

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The SI-derived unit of force required to accelerate a mass of one kilogram one meter per second per second, equal to 100,000 dynes.
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The basic unit of force in the SI and MKS systems, equal to the force which imparts to a mass of one kilogram an acceleration of one meter per second per second.
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A masculine name: dim. Newt.
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1642-1727; Eng. mathematician & natural philosopher: formulated the laws of gravity & motion and the elements of differential calculus.
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Origin of newton

  • After Sir Isaac Newton

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English new town. Compare same construction in Italian Napoli (“Naples").

    From Wiktionary

  • Named after the English scientist Sir Isaac Newton.

    From Wiktionary