Newton's third law

noun
action and reaction are equal and opposite

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  • Newton's third law — noun s observation that to every action (force applied) there is an equal but opposite reaction (equal force applied in the opposite direction) …   Wiktionary

  • Newton's third law of motion — noun action and reaction are equal and opposite • Syn: ↑third law of motion, ↑Newton s third law, ↑law of action and reaction • Hypernyms: ↑Newton s law of motion, ↑Newton s law, ↑law of motion * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • third law of motion — noun action and reaction are equal and opposite • Syn: ↑Newton s third law of motion, ↑Newton s third law, ↑law of action and reaction • Hypernyms: ↑Newton s law of motion, ↑Newton s law, ↑law of motion * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Third law — In physics, there are two laws commonly known as the third law: * Newton s third law of motion * Third law of thermodynamics …   Wikipedia

  • Newton's laws of motion — For other uses, see Laws of motion. Classical mechanics …   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

  • Newton's laws of motion — Relations between the forces acting on a body and the motion of the body, formulated by Isaac Newton. The laws describe only the motion of a body as a whole and are valid only for motions relative to a reference frame. Usually, the reference… …   Universalium

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

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

  • law of action and reaction — noun action and reaction are equal and opposite • Syn: ↑third law of motion, ↑Newton s third law of motion, ↑Newton s third law • Hypernyms: ↑Newton s law of motion, ↑Newton s law, ↑law of motion * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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