Newtonian

adjective

New·​to·​ni·​an nü-ˈtō-nē-ən How to pronounce Newtonian (audio)
nyü-,
-nyən
1
: of or relating to Sir Isaac Newton or his doctrines
2

Word History

First Known Use

1676, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Newtonian was in 1676

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“Newtonian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Newtonian. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

Newtonian

adjective
New·​to·​ni·​an n(y)ü-ˈtō-nē-ən How to pronounce Newtonian (audio)
: of, relating to, or following Sir Isaac Newton, his discoveries, or his doctrines
Newtonian dynamics
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