law of action and reaction

noun
action and reaction are equal and opposite

* * *

* * *

Physics.
See under law of motion.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • law of action and reaction — veiksmo ir atoveiksmio dėsnis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. law of action and reaction vok. Gegenwirkungsprinzip, n; Gesetz von der Wirkung und Gegenwirkung, n rus. закон действия и противодействия, m pranc. principe d’action et de… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • law of action and reaction — Physics. See under law of motion. * * * …   Universalium

  • law of Boyle and Mariotte — Law Law (l[add]), n. [OE. lawe, laghe, AS. lagu, from the root of E. lie: akin to OS. lag, Icel. l[ o]g, Sw. lag, Dan. lov; cf. L. lex, E. legal. A law is that which is laid, set, or fixed; like statute, fr. L. statuere to make to stand. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • French law on secularity and conspicuous religious symbols in schools — The French law on secularity and conspicuous religious symbols in schools bans wearing conspicuous religious symbols in French public (i.e. government operated) primary and secondary schools. The law is an amendment to the French Code of… …   Wikipedia

  • law of motion — noun one of three basic laws of classical mechanics • Syn: ↑Newton s law of motion, ↑Newton s law • Hypernyms: ↑law, ↑law of nature • Hyponyms: ↑first law of motion, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • law of motion — Physics. any of three laws of classical mechanics, either the law that a body remains at rest or in motion with a constant velocity unless an external force acts on the body (first law of motion), the law that the sum of the forces acting on a… …   Universalium

  • Reaction (physics) — In classical mechanics, Newton s third law states that forces occur in pairs, one called the Action and the other the Reaction ( actio et reactio in Latin). Both forces are equal in magnitude and opposite in direction. The distinction between… …   Wikipedia

  • Law — (l[add]), n. [OE. lawe, laghe, AS. lagu, from the root of E. lie: akin to OS. lag, Icel. l[ o]g, Sw. lag, Dan. lov; cf. L. lex, E. legal. A law is that which is laid, set, or fixed; like statute, fr. L. statuere to make to stand. See {Lie} to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Law binding — Law Law (l[add]), n. [OE. lawe, laghe, AS. lagu, from the root of E. lie: akin to OS. lag, Icel. l[ o]g, Sw. lag, Dan. lov; cf. L. lex, E. legal. A law is that which is laid, set, or fixed; like statute, fr. L. statuere to make to stand. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Law book — Law Law (l[add]), n. [OE. lawe, laghe, AS. lagu, from the root of E. lie: akin to OS. lag, Icel. l[ o]g, Sw. lag, Dan. lov; cf. L. lex, E. legal. A law is that which is laid, set, or fixed; like statute, fr. L. statuere to make to stand. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.