Newtonian

adjective
New·to·ni·an | \nü-ˈtō-nē-ən, 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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Newtonian

Statistics for Newtonian

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Newtonian

The first known use of Newtonian was in 1676

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for Newtonian

Newtonian

adjective
New·to·ni·an | \n(y)ü-ˈtō-nē-ən \

Medical Definition of Newtonian 

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

More from Merriam-Webster on Newtonian

See words that rhyme with Newtonian

Comments on Newtonian

What made you want to look up Newtonian? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

not any or not one

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!