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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

Wiktionary

  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").

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  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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  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. J. Hart:

    Fig Newton: The force required to accelerate a fig 39.37 inches per sec.

  2. Carolina Panthers:

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

  3. Libby Jackson:

    Sending seeds to space helps us understand the effect of the unique environment on seeds' biological makeup. Understanding the effects of space on ungerminated seeds will be vital for future space missions, including when we look to sustain human life beyond Earth, space has a wonderful way of inspiring people. We saw that excitement when space saplings grown from the seeds from Newton's apple tree were planted on our soil. I'll be interested in discovering if any of the Moon seeds came to the UK and what has become of them.

  4. Joey:

    If Issac Newton didn’t invent gravity we would all be floating

  5. Willmott:

    The vain man is generally a doubter. It is Newton who sees himself as child on the sea shore, and his discoveries in the colored shell.

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    one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
    • A. repugnant
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    • C. motile
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