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square law

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Definition of square law in English:

noun

Physics
A law relating two variables one of which varies (directly or inversely) as the square of the other. See also inverse square law.
Example sentences
  • If we replace Newton's Inverse square law with an inverse tube law then solar systems and atoms fall apart.
  • Furthermore, attempts to test Lanchester's models with data from human warfare generally do not support the square law even where concentrated attacks are possible.
  • There cannot be a Biology teacher who hasn't invoked giant spiders and the impossibility of such when explaining the cube square law to their pupils.

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