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" Every body perseveres in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed thereon. "
A pocket encyclopędia, or library of general knowledge - Page 307
by Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811
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A New and Enlarged Military Dictionary: Or, Alphabetical Explanation of ...

Charles James - English language - 1805 - 1142 pages
...barricadoes,mtrenchments, or breastworks, are so called. MOTION, is defined to be the continued and successive change of place. There are three general laws of motion :...its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, till by some external force il be made to change its place : for as a body is passive in receiving...
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The British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences, Volume 4

William Nicholson - 1809 - 734 pages
...salt is taken out, is the motherwater. MOTION is defined to be the continued and successive change of place. There are three general laws of motion. 1. That a body always perseveres in its state of rett, от of uniform motion in a right line, till by tome external force it be made to change its...
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A Military Dictionary: Or, Explaination of the Several Systems of Discipline ...

William Duane - English language - 1810 - 778 pages
...be the continued and successive change of place. — There are three general laws of motion: i Thar a body always perseveres in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, till by some exter ial f'oirc it be made t-> change its place : for asa body is passive in receiving...
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Pocket Encyclopedia: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 3

Edward Augustus Kendall - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1811
...MOSAIC, or MOSAIC- WORK, an assemblage of Ihtl* pieces of glass, marble, precious stones, &c. of w rious colours, cut square, and cemented on a ground of stucco,...its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, till by ; some external force it be made to change its state : for as a body is passive in receiving...
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A Dissertation on the Philosophy of Aristotle: In Four Books ...

Thomas Taylor - Philosophy, Ancient - 1812 - 628 pages
...forward in a right line. His first axiom, therefore, or law of motion, is false ; viz. "That every body perseveres in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, unless it*is compelled to change that state by forces impressed upon it." For, on the contrary,...
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A Philosophical and Mathematical Dictionary: Containing an ..., Volume 2

Charles Hutton - Astronomy - 1815 - 686 pages
...effects. In order to this, he lays down the following axioms or laws of motion. 1st LAW. Every body perseveres in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, unless it be compelled to change that state by forces impressed on it. — Thus, " Projectiles...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 16

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...caufes and effects. In order to this, he lays down the following axioms or laws of motion. i. EVERY BODY PERSEVERES IN ITS STATE OF REST, OR OF UNIFORM MOTION IN A RIGHT LINE, UNLESS IT IS COMPELLED TO CHANGE THAT STATE BY FORCES IMPRESSED UPON IT. — Sir Ifaac's proof...
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The History of Philosophy: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 2

William Enfield - Philosophy - 1819 - 618 pages
...The laws of motion, which arc the foundation of the Newtonian system, are these three: 1. Every body perseveres in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, unless compelled by some force impressed upon it to change its state. 2. The change of motion...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 8

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1821 - 354 pages
...salt is taken out, is the mother-water. MOTION is defined to be the continued and successive change of place. There are three general laws of motion....its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, till by some external force it be made to change its state ; for, as body is passive in receiving...
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British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 8

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1821 - 360 pages
...be the conti nued and successive change of place. Thereare three general laws of motion. 1. That > body always perseveres in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, till by some external force it be made to change its state ; for, as body is passive in receiving...
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