law of motion

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: of motion - 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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