Definition of Newton's law

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

Medical Definition of Newton's law

1. The attractive force between any two bodies is proportional to the product of their masses, and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between their centres. Synonym: law of gravitation. (05 Mar 2000)

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Newton's first law
Newton's first law of motion
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Newton's law of gravitation
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Newton's second law of motion
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Newton's third law
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Literary usage of Newton's law

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1. Mechanics, Molecular Physics and Heat: A Twelve Weeks' College Course by Robert Andrews Millikan (1903)
"... any two of the four cooling curves test the incorrectness of Newton,s law of cooling as follows: If zt and z2 are the times required to cool from 71° to ..."

2. Elementary Treatise on Physics Experimental and Applied for the Use of by Adolphe Ganot (1886)
"This state is called the mobile equilibrium of temperature. 416. Newton s law of cooling:.—A body placed in a vacuum is only ..."

3. Elementary Treatise on Natural Philosophy by Augustin Privat-Deschanel (1881)
"... we know that the heat received is equal to that lost by radiation; but this latter is, by Newton-s law, proportional to the excess of temperature above ..."

4. Applied Mechanics: A Treatise for the Use of Students who Have Time to Work by John Perry (1907)
"... as if the mass of the system were collected there, and all the forces acting from outside on the system acted there. The other part of Newton-s law is ..."

5. Theoretical Chemistry from the Standpoint of Avogadro's Rule & Thermodynamics by Walther Nernst (1904)
"Mass may be referred to length and time by means of Newton-s law of gravitation (Maxwell) : The gas equation pv = KT may by putting R = 1 be used to define ..."

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