NOUN | person | Newton, Isaac Newton, Sir Isaac Newton | English mathematician and physicist |
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quantity | newton, N | a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram |

Sounds | nuw'tahn | |
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Rhymes | Aachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn... |

Meaning | English mathematician and physicist; remembered for developing the calculus and for his law of gravitation and his three laws of motion (1642-1727). | |
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Synonyms | Isaac Newton, Sir Isaac Newton | |

Instance of | mathematician | A person skilled in mathematics |

physicist | A scientist trained in physics | |

Spanish | Isaac Newton, Newton, Sir Isaac Newton | |

Catalan | Isaac Newton, Newton, Sir Isaac Newton | |

Adjectives | Newtonian | of or relating to or inspired by Sir Isaac Newton or his science |

Meaning | 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. | |
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Synonym | N | |

Part of | sthene | A unit of force equal to 1000 newtons |

Parts | dyne | A unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 cm/sec/sec to a mass of 1 gram |

Broader | force unit | A unit of measurement of physical force |

Spanish | newton | |

Catalan | newton |

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