Newtonianism

noun

New·​to·​ni·​an·​ism
n(y)üˈtōnēəˌnizəm
plural -s
: the doctrine of the universe as expounded in Newton's Principia
especially : Newton's mathematical theory of universal gravitation

Word History

Etymology

Newtonian entry 1 + -ism

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“Newtonianism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Newtonianism. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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