Definition of Law of motion

1. Noun. One of three basic laws of classical mechanics.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Law Of Motion

law of diminishing marginal utility
law of diminishing returns
law of double negation
law of effect
law of equal areas
law of equivalent proportions
law of excitation
law of excluded middle
law of gravitation
law of initial value
law of intestine
law of isochronism
law of large numbers
law of motion (current term)
law of multiple proportions
law of nations
law of nature
law of parsimony
law of partial pressures
law of polar excitation
law of priority
law of proximity
law of recapitulation
law of reciprocal proportions
law of referred pain
law of refraction
law of regression to mean
law of segregation

Literary usage of Law of motion

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1. The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte by Auguste Comte, Harriet Martineau (1853)
"... less fruitless search into the /'•//.</ with regard to this second law than to the first. Law of co-ex- The third fundamental law of motion involves ..."

2. The Reign of Law by George Douglas Campbell Argyll (1873)
"A good example of Law in this sense is to be found in the law which, in the Science of Mechanics, is called the First Law of Motion. ..."

3. History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1859)
"Establishment of the Second Law of Motion.—Curvilinear Motions. ... The Second Law of Motion consists of this assertion in a general form;—namely, ..."

4. The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences, Founded Upon Their History by William Whewell (1847)
"The Second Law of Motion.—When a body, instead of falling downwards from rest, is thrown in any direction, it describes a curve line, till its motion is ..."

5. History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1857)
"Establishment of the Second Law of Motion.— Curvilinear Motions. ... The Second Law of Motion consists of this assertion in a general form;—namely, ..."

6. Report (1900)
"NEWTON'S THIRD law of motion A FACTOR IN ORGANIC EVOLUTION. BY MANLY MILES, LANSING, MICH. (Read before the Academy, March 31, 1897. ..."

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