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Definition of "newton" []

  • In the meter-kilogram-second system, the unit of force required to accelerate a mass of one kilogram one meter per second per second, equal to 100,000 dynes. See Table at measurement. (noun)

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  • "Tim Bartell on May 23, 2008 thandi newton is smart as hell (cambridge alum) PLUS she can drink and swear with the best of the lads. add that to her hotness which you rightly acknowledge, and we have a winning combo olivio on Aug 19, 2008"
  • "October 27th, 2002 · Posted by: Susan in Announcements funny thing about this film. .we watched charade last night. .and i have to tell you … while thandie newton is great as regina lambert and is a great match for audrey hepburn … mark wahlberg was not as convincing in the cary grant role as the man who falls in love with reggie … tim robbins is no walter matthau. .although he tries really hard … movie was not as bad as i thought it would be. .it held its own and was a little different from charade … all in all, i thought charade was much better … oh yeah, and watch out for the little “in” jokes and stay until the final credits roll … would give this movie a b …."
  • "One newton is approximately the amount of force needed to lift a baseball in Earth’s gravity."
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