first law of motion

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Noun1.first law of motion - a body remains at rest or in motion with a constant velocity unless acted upon by an external force
law of motion, Newton's law, Newton's law of motion - one of three basic laws of classical mechanics
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Her blatant remarks seemed to hit me so hard that Newton's first law of motion began to make sense and shoved me cruelly over the threshold of complacency.
Public relations borrows from science with Oman's take on Newton's First Law of Motion: An object (reputation) at rest stays at rest, an object (reputation) in motion continues on its trajectory.
'If you search the text of Newton's first law of motion you will find million hits, does that mean Newton was guilty of plagiarism,' CIIT's rector told The Express Tribune.
But for the most part, the results have followed Newton's first law of motion: inertia.
When your plane is stationary, it's a good time to consider Isaac Newton's First Law of Motion, regarding inertia.
According to First Law of Motion, if lifeless matter is at rest, it tends to remain at still unless it is moved by some external force, and if it is in motion it continues to move unless it is stopped by some external factor.
In physics, the first law of motion says that a body at rest will remain at rest, and a body in motion will remain at the same uniform speed unless an external force acts upon it.
Newton's First Law of Motion: Every object in a state of uniform motion (or at rest) tends to remain in that state of motion (or at rest) unless an external force is applied to it.
The group has met weekly, covering a variety of STEM-focused topics such as the Scientific Method, Bernoulli's Principle, Pascal's Law, Newton's first law of motion and more.
Newton's First Law of Motion states that an object in motion stays in motion unless an outside force acts upon it.
Librarians are productive; in a sense, they exemplify Newton's First Law of Motion: a body in motion tends to stay in motion.
Dr Sellers said: "I'm pretty sure that Sir Isaac would have loved to see this, assuming he wasn't spacesick, as it would have proved his first law of motion to be correct.