Meaning of FORCE in English



Action that tends to maintain or alter the position of a body or to distort it.

It is a vector quantity, having both magnitude and direction. Force is commonly explained in terms of Newton's laws of motion . All known natural forces can be traced to the fundamental interaction s. Force is measured in newtons (N); a force of 1 N will accelerate a mass of 1 kg at a rate of 1 m/sec/sec. See also centrifugal force ; Coriolis force ; electromagnetic force ; electric force ; magnetic force ; strong force ; weak force .


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air force

centrifugal force

Coriolis force

electric force

Coulomb force

electromagnetic force

electromotive force

Force Acts

magnetic force

Royal Air Force

Self Defense Force

strong force

strong nuclear force

United States Air Force

United States Air Force Academy

weak force

weak nuclear force

Special Forces

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