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Newtonian
American English: /n(j)uˈtoʊniən/
British English: /njuːˈtəʊnɪən/

Translation of Newtonian in Spanish:

adjective

  • de Newton
    newtoniano
    Example sentences
    • So the 20th century brought two major refinements of the old Newtonian picture: quantum mechanics and relativity.
    • The remarkable insight of Einstein was to discard the Newtonian notion of absolute time and view simultaneity in purely operational terms.
    • They lectured on the tenets of the Newtonian system and valiantly defended contentious issues of Newtonian natural philosophy against attacks from critics.

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