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Every body continues in its state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so far as it is compelled by force to change that state.
Elements of Natural Philosophy - Page 65
by William Thomson Baron Kelvin, Peter Guthrie Tait - 1873 - 279 pages

## Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume 4

...considered. The whole science is based upon Newton's Laws of Motion (qv), which are as follows : ( 1 ) Every body continues in its state of rest or of uniform...motion in a straight line, except in so far as it is compelled by force to change that state; (2) change of momentum is proportional to force, and takes...

## Americanized Encyclopaedia Britannica: Revised and Amended : a ..., Volume 7

...indicate the order in which the subject may most logically be treated Newton's Laws of Motion. § II Every body continues in its state of rest, or of uniform...motion in a straight line, except in so far as it is compelled by force to change that state. II. Change of (quantity of) motion is proportional to force,...

## The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge, Volume 10

...external force is applied to a body, we are led to the statement culled the first law of motion: 1. Every body continues in, its state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so far at it may be compelled by impressed forces to change that state. This expresses simply the inertia...

## An Introduction to Dynamics: Including Kinematics, Kinetics, and Statics ...

Charles V. Burton - Dynamics - 1890 - 302 pages
...MATTER AND FORCE 79. WE commence with some theorems and definitions. Newton's First Law of Motion.— Every body continues in its state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so Jar as it may be compelled by force to change that state. The first part of this statement — that...

## The Elements of Statics and Dynamics, Part 2

Sidney Luxton Loney - Dynamics - 1891
...velocity. 59. We can now enunciate what are commonly called Newton's Laws of Motion. They are ; Law I. Every body continues in its state of rest, or of uniform...motion in a straight line, except in so far as it be compelled by impressed force to change that state. Law II. The rate of change of momentum is proportional...

## Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume 6

...described in Newton's first iw of motion, which asserts that every body perseveres in its state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line except in so far as it is compelled by force to alter that state. Part of this principle was known to the ancients, and by...

## Mechanism and Personality: An Outline of Philosophy in the Light of the ...

Francis Asbury Shoup - Personality - 1891 - 343 pages
...support it, and with all experience against it. It is, ' Every body continues in a state of rest, or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so far as it is compelled by force to change that state.' But did any one ever see a body moving in a straight line...

## My Point of View: Selections from the Works of Henry Drummond

Henry Drummond - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1892 - 320 pages
...Biogenesis, in fact, is to be regarded as the equivalent in biology of the First Law of motion in physics : Every body continues in its state of rest, or of uniform...motion in a straight line, except in so far as it is compelled by force to change that state. Natural Law : " Classification." ^Beginnings. THE creation...