conservation law

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conservation law

n.
Any of various principles, such as the conservation of charge and the conservation of energy, directly related to principles of symmetry and requiring some measurable property of a closed system to remain constant as the system changes.

conserva′tion law`



n.
any physical law stating that a quantity or property remains constant during and after an interaction or process.
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How did the towers "pancake" at the acceleration of gravity as shown in video evidence when the physical law of the conservation of momentum makes this impossible?