What does NEWTON mean?

Definitions for NEWTON
ˈnut n, ˈnyut nnew·ton

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Newton, Isaac Newton, Sir Isaac Newtonnoun

    English mathematician and physicist; remembered for developing the calculus and for his law of gravitation and his three laws of motion (1642-1727)

  2. newton, Nnoun

    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


  1. newtonnoun

    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.

  2. Newtonnoun

    The name of many English places.

  3. Newtonnoun

    An English habitational surname for someone from any of these places

  4. Newtonnoun

    The name of many English-speaking places, including: several villages in England. a residential area in Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire council area, Scotland. A small city, the county seat of Baker County, Georgia, United States. A city, the county seat of Jasper County, Illinois, United States. A city, the county seat of Jasper County, Iowa, United States. A city, the county seat of Harvey County, Kansas, United States. A city, the county seat of Catawba County, North Carolina, United States. A city, the county seat of Newton County, Texas, United States.

  5. Newtonnoun

    A habitational surname for someone from any of these places.

  6. Newtonnoun

    Sir Isaac Newton, English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, alchemist, and natural philosopher.

  7. Etymology: Old English new town. Compare same construction in Italian Napoli ("Naples").


  1. Newton

    The newton is the International System of Units derived unit of force. It is named after Isaac Newton in recognition of his work on classical mechanics, specifically Newton's second law of motion.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Newton is ranked #443 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Newton surname appeared 74,092 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 25 would have the surname Newton.

    75.6% or 56,058 total occurrences were White.
    18.4% or 13,648 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 1,897 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 1,519 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 504 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.6% or 459 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of NEWTON in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of NEWTON in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of NEWTON in a Sentence

  1. Denver Broncos:

    He( Newton) is a special talent, a rare talent, this league has the best of everything.

  2. Norbert Schartel:

    Finding one source is great, but knowing that this phenomenon is common in the Universe would be a real breakthrough, even with XMM-Newton, we might be able to find more such sources in the next decade.

  3. Samuel West:

    A lot of tech failures are because immature technology is launched [such as] Google Glass, Apple Newton.

  4. Julianne Hough:

    For her (Olivia Newton John) to give me that blessing to take that wave, I hope I make her proud. I can come here and discover Sandy for myself and still honor what Olivia did. I hope she’s watching. She’s better than you hoped she would be.

  5. Carolina Panthers:

    We are closely monitoring the situation of a car wreck involving Cam Newton, we will have more information at an appropriate time.

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