# Definitions and Synonyms of *newton* | Another word for *newton* | What is *newton? *

*Definition 1: English mathematician and physicist; remembered for developing the calculus and for his law of gravitation and his three laws of motion (1642-1727) - [noun denoting person]*

*Synonyms for newton in the sense of this definition*

*(**newton* is an instance of ...) a person skilled in mathematics

*newton*is an instance of ...) a person skilled in mathematics

*(**newton* is an instance of ...) a scientist trained in physics

*newton*is an instance of ...) a scientist trained in physics

*Definition 2: a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes - [noun denoting quantity]*

*Synonyms for newton in the sense of this definition*

*(**newton* is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement of physical force

*newton*is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement of physical force

*(**newton* is a part of ...) a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 cm/sec/sec to a mass of 1 gram

*newton*is a part of ...) a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 cm/sec/sec to a mass of 1 gram

*(... is part of **newton*) a unit of force equal to 1000 newtons

*newton*) a unit of force equal to 1000 newtons

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