key terms

13 terms

inertia

a disposition to remain inactive or inert

mass

(Roman Catholic Church and Protestant Churches) the celebration of the Eucharist

force

force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically

net force

the combination of all forces acting on an object

balanced forces

equal forces acting on an object in opposite directions

static equilibrium

state where an object is at rest

dynamic equilibrium

result of diffusion where there is continuous movement of particles but no overall change in concentration

weight

an artifact that is heavy

Newton's first law of motion

an object in motion will remain in motion unless acted upon by another force

Newton's second law of motion

the net froce acting on an object causes the object to accelrate in the dirction of the net force

Newton's third law of motion

for every action there is an opposite but equal reaction

action force

one of the pair of forces described in Newton's third law

reaction force

force acting in the opposite direction