Newton's second law


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Newton's second law

[′nüt·ənz ′sek·ənd ′lȯ]
(mechanics)
The law that the acceleration of a particle is directly proportional to the resultant external force acting on the particle and is inversely proportional to the mass of the particle. Also known as second law of motion.
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