Newton's Laws Vocabulary
Terms in this set (14)
The rate or a measure of the rate of motion; distance traveled divided by the time of travel.
An influence (as a push or pull) that tends to produce a change in the speed or direction of an object's motion.
The force that pulls objects toward each other (9.8 meters per second squared)
The force that one surface exerts on another when the two surfaces rub against each other.
The rate at which velocity changes.
The space or amount of space between two points, lines, surfaces, or objects.
The force acting on a body to slow it down as the body moves through a fluid or gas; something that hinders progress.
The location of an object compared with things around it.
An act or process of changing place or position.
The tendency of an object to resist any change in its motion.
The speed and direction of a moving object.
The mass of an object multiplied by its velocity. This force can be transferred.
Stored energy of an object
Energy that an object has due to its motion.