adjective Date: 1713 1. of or relating to Sir Isaac Newton or his doctrines 2. classical 4b(2)

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  • Newtonian — New*to ni*an, a. Of or pertaining to Sir Isaac Newton, or his discoveries. [1913 Webster] {Newtonian philosophy}, the philosophy of Sir Isaac Newton; applied to the doctrine of the universe as expounded in Newton s Principia, to the modern or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • newtonian — NEWTONIÁN, Ă, newtonieni, e, adj., s.m. şi f. 1. adj. Referitor la teoriile lui Newton. 2. Partizan al teoriilor lui Newton. [pr.: nĩu to ni an] – Din fr. newtonien. Trimis de ana zecheru, 09.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  newtonián adj …   Dicționar Român

  • Newtonian — New*to ni*an, n. A follower of Newton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Newtonian — adj. of or devised by Isaac Newton (see NEWTON). Phrases and idioms: Newtonian mechanics the system of mechanics which relies on Newton s laws of motion concerning the relations between forces acting and motions occurring. Newtonian telescope a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Newtonian — /nooh toh nee euhn, nyooh /, adj. of or pertaining to Sir Isaac Newton or to his theories or discoveries: Newtonian physics. [1705 15; NEWTON + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Newtonian — New·to·ni·an n(y)ü tō nē ən adj of, relating to, or following Sir Isaac Newton, his discoveries, or his doctrines <Newtonian dynamics> …   Medical dictionary

  • Newtonian — adj. Newtonian is used with these nouns: ↑mechanics, ↑physics …   Collocations dictionary

  • Newtonian — New|toni|an [nju:ˈtəuniən US nu:ˈtou ] adj relating to the laws of physics that were discovered by the scientist Isaac Newton ▪ Newtonian mechanics …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Newtonian — adjective related to the laws of physics that were discovered by the scientist Isaac Newton: Newtonian mechanics …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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