Newtonian

[ noo-toh-nee-uh n, nyoo- ]
/ nuˈtoʊ ni ən, nyu- /

adjective

of or relating to Sir Isaac Newton or to his theories or discoveries: Newtonian physics.

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Origin of Newtonian

First recorded in 1705–15; Newton + -ian

OTHER WORDS FROM Newtonian

non-New·to·ni·an, adjective, nounpost-New·to·ni·an, adjectivepre-New·to·ni·an, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for newtonian

Newtonian
/ (njuːˈtəʊnɪən) /

adjective

of, relating to, or based on the theories of Sir Isaac Newton
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