Newtonian

adjective
New·​to·​ni·​an | \ nü-ˈtō-nē-ən How to pronounce Newtonian (audio) , nyü-, -nyən \

Definition of Newtonian

1 : of or relating to Sir Isaac Newton or his doctrines

First Known Use of Newtonian

1676, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Newtonian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Newtonian. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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Newtonian

adjective
New·​to·​ni·​an | \ n(y)ü-ˈtō-nē-ən How to pronounce Newtonian (audio) \

Medical Definition of Newtonian

: of, relating to, or following Sir Isaac Newton, his discoveries, or his doctrines Newtonian dynamics

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