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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
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A Treatise on Dynamics of a Particle: With Numerous Examples

Edward John Routh - Dynamics of a particle - 1898 - 417 pages
...unit of magnitude will be considered presently. 51. Newton's Laws of Motion are as follows* : Law 1. Every body continues in its state of rest or of uniform...straight line, except in so far as it may be compelled to change that state by impressed forces. Law 2. Change of motion is proportional to the impressed...
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A Treatise on Dynamics of a Particle

Edward John Routh - Dynamics of a particle - 1898 - 417 pages
...unit of magnitude will be considered presently. 51. Newton's Laws of Motion are as follows* : Law 1 . Every body continues in its state of rest or of uniform...straight line, except in so far as it may be compelled to change tliat state by impressed forces. Law 2. Change of motion is proportional to the impressed...
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Scientific Papers, Volume 1

Peter Guthrie Tait - Kinetic theory of gases - 1898
...from a brief consideration of his simple statement of the laws of motion. The first of these laws is : 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 impressed forces to diange that state. Jn other words, any change, whether in the direction...
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A Text-book on Applied Mechanics: Specially Arranged for the Use ..., Volume 2

Andrew Jamieson - Mechanical engineering - 1898
...be stated as follows : — LAW I. (Law of Inertia). — Every body continues in a state of rest, or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so far as it may he compelled to change that state by external force acting on it. LAW II. (Law of Force and Motion)....
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A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases

Edwin James Houston - Electric engineering - 1898 - 990 pages
...expressed in Newton's first law of motion, as follows : "Every body tends to preserve its state of re?t or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so far as it is acted on by an impressed force." All matter possesses inertia. Inertia, Electric A term sometimes...
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A Short History of Astronomy

Arthur Berry - Astronomy - 1899 - 440 pages
...substantially the law afterwards given by Newton as the first of his three laws of motion, in the form : 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 applet to it to change that state, Putting aside for the present any discussion...
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Proceedings of the Engineers' Club of Philadelphia, Volume 16

Engineers Club of Philadelphia - Engineering - 1899
...Royal Society of England in 1686, and published 1687. He therein stated the three law? of motion : 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." II. " Change of motion is proportional to force, and takes...
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Elementary Physiography: An Introduction to the Study of Nature

John Thornton - Physical geography - 1899 - 427 pages
...contained in the first of the three laws of motion as given by Newton. The first law of motion states : Every body continues in its state of rest or of uniform...motion in a straight line, except in so far as it is compelled to change its state by external forces acting upon it. The fact that a body at rest remains...
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Star-land: Being Talks with Young People about the Wonders of the Heavens

Sir Robert Stawell Ball - Astronomy - 1899 - 402 pages
...I have been endeavouring to illustrate is called the first law of motion. It is written thus:— " 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 impressed forces to change that state." I would recommend you to learn...
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Four Key-words of Religion: An Essay in Unsystematic Divinity

William Reed Huntington - Apologetics - 1899 - 109 pages
...what follows. The first law of motion, as Newton puts it, asserts that a body continues in its state of uniform motion in a straight line except in so far as it is compelled by force to change that state. A cannon ball, that is to say, once started upon a straight...
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