Newton's law


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Noun1.Newton's law - one of three basic laws of classical mechanics
law of nature, law - a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature; "the laws of thermodynamics"
first law of motion, Newton's first law, Newton's first law of motion - a body remains at rest or in motion with a constant velocity unless acted upon by an external force
Newton's second law, Newton's second law of motion, second law of motion - the rate of change of momentum is proportional to the imposed force and goes in the direction of the force
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The three-times champion rider has been sidelined since July 9 after he suffered a bad neck injury when his mount, Newton's Law, reared up in the stalls before a five-furlong handicap at Newmarket.
The jockey sustained a neck injury when Newton's Law reared up and became trapped under the stalls on the opening day of the July meeting at Newmarket.
Ryan's mount, Newton's Law, reared up in the stalls prior to the start of race, in which he was the favourite, hurling his rider into the metal frame.
The former champion jockey suffered a neck injury when his mount, Newton's Law, reared up and became trapped under the stalls before the final race on the opening day of the July meeting at Newmarket last week.
The title-race leader is thought unlikely to rush back, having told his parents he felt as if he had been the victim of a car crash when unseated from Newton's Law at the start last Thursday.
Moore was taken to hospital after Newton's Law reared up and became trapped under the stalls on the July Course.
Moore's mount Newton's Law reared up and became trapped under the stalls, and while the rider walked away from the scene, he did so in some discomfort.
The fact Newton's Law makes a swift reappearance in the Silk Mill Service With A Smile Handicap at Haydock should not be ignored.
it is caused by not so rapid decrease in the force of attraction, as the Newton's law requires.
Acceleration above that threshold is linearly proportional to the force of gravity - as Newton's law says - but below the threshold, no.
In plainer and rather more picturesque language, Haldane said, "To ask today's regulators to save us from tomorrow's crisis using yesterday's toolbox is to ask a border collie to catch a Frisbee by first applying Newton's law of gravity.
Remember Newton's Law of Motion - "for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.