HyperDic: newton

English > 2 senses of the word Newton / newton:
NOUNperson Newton, Isaac Newton, Sir Isaac NewtonEnglish mathematician and physicist
quantitynewton, Na unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram
Newton / newton > pronunciation
Soundsnuw'tahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > Newton: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningEnglish mathematician and physicist; remembered for developing the calculus and for his law of gravitation and his three laws of motion (1642-1727).
SynonymsIsaac Newton, Sir Isaac Newton
Instance ofmathematicianA person skilled in mathematics
physicistA scientist trained in physics
SpanishIsaac Newton, Newton, Sir Isaac Newton
CatalanIsaac Newton, Newton, Sir Isaac Newton
AdjectivesNewtonianof or relating to or inspired by Sir Isaac Newton or his science
English > newton: 2 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA 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.
SynonymN
Part ofstheneA unit of force equal to 1000 newtons
PartsdyneA unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 cm/sec/sec to a mass of 1 gram
Broaderforce unitA unit of measurement of physical force
Spanishnewton
Catalannewton

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