newton (plural newtons)

  1. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of force; the force required to accelerate a mass of one kilogram by one metre per second per second. Symbol: N.
  • IPA: /ˈn(j)uːtən/
Proper noun
  1. The name of many English-speaking places, including:
    1. Several places in England:
      1. A village in Blackwell, Bolsover (OS grid ref SK4459).
      2. A suburban area near Hyde (OS grid ref SJ9596).
      3. A village in Bywell, Northumberland (OS grid ref NZ0364).
    2. A residential area in Cambuslang (OS grid ref NS6660).
    3. A small city/county seat in Baker County, Georgia.
    4. A city/county seat in Jasper County, Illinois.
    5. A city/county seat in Jasper County, Iowa.
    6. A city/county seat in Harvey County, Kansas.
    7. A city/county seat in Catawba County, North Carolina.
    8. A city/county seat in Newton County, Texas.
    9. A city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  2. Surname for someone from any of these places.
  3. Sir Isaac Newton, English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, alchemist, and natural philosopher.
Related terms Translations
  • Russian: Нью́тон
  • Russian: Нью́тон

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