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A Newton is a unit of force. It is named after Isaac Newton, the English scientist who developed the laws of motion.

A Newton is a force needed to accelerate a mass of 1 kilogram by 1 meter per second squared.

For example, if you push a 1-kilogram block with a force of 1 Newton, it will accelerate at a rate of 1 meter per second squared.

Newtons are used to measure the force of gravity. The force of gravity on Earth is about 9.8 Newtons per kilogram.

Newtons are also used to measure the force of other objects, such as the force of a car's engine or the force of a person's punch.

The word "Newton" is related to the words "new" and "tone.".

Noun: The unit of force in the International System of Units (SI).

Adjective: Relating to Newton or his work.

Derivative: Newtonian.

The word "Newton" comes from the name of the English physicist and mathematician Isaac Newton (1643-1727). Newton is best known for his laws of motion and his law of universal gravitation.

The word "Newton" was first used in the 18th century to refer to the unit of force. The unit of force is named after Newton in recognition of his contributions to physics.

What is measured in Newtons?