[noo-toh-nee-uh n, nyoo-]
- of or relating to Sir Isaac Newton or to his theories or discoveries: Newtonian physics.
Origin of Newtonian
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However, there is a Newtonian opposite to the base, and it's called swing voters--wing voters vs. swing voters, if you will.Seven More Thoughts on the Decision
June 29, 2012
This is not to suggest that Romney should aspire to megalomania of Newtonian proportions.Romney Cuts Loose O'Donnell, Perhaps Out of Ego
February 5, 2012
In the Newtonian world, people only care about what he says; the rules are to be followed by the rest of us.In Newt Gingrich’s World Rules Do not Apply to Him, Ex-Wife’s Lawyer Says
January 23, 2012
Remember the Newtonian rule of power politics: for every interest that wants X, there is an opposing interest that wants Not X.Pawlenty's Uncourageous Stand Against Ethanol
May 24, 2011
One is termed the Newtonian theory, and the other the Huygenean.
The Newtonian theory, then, is not to be considered as wrong, but in the light of a first approximation.Astronomy
Somehow, somewhere, in the maze of the Newtonian science there had to be an answer.Deepfreeze
Robert Donald Locke
Then, too, Newtonian science buttressed the principle of natural rights.
Complementary to Newtonian science was the sensationalism of John Locke.
- of, relating to, or based on the theories of Sir Isaac Newton
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