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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 309
by Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811
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Essentials of Physics for High and Private Schools

Frederick Edmund Sears - Physics - 1927 - 588 pages
...which should be learned. SIR ISAAC NEWTON (1642-1727) NEWTON'S THREE LAWS OF MOTION 1. " 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." 2. " The alteration...
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Principles and Problems of Right Thinking: A Textbook for Logic, Reflective ...

Edwin Arthur Burtt - Logic - 1928 - 620 pages
...clearly in his first three laws two axioms or laws of motion: °. mo~ r, , , . . . . ., tion Lvery 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. The alteration of motion...
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Conceptual Issues in Ecology

Esa Saarinen - Philosophy - 1982 - 388 pages
...abstraction and idealization that he had undertaken, and he says in the De Motu Corporum : Every body perseveres in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, unless is it compelled to change that state by forces impressed thereon. Yet Newton points out...
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Mechanics of Elastic-plastic Fracture

Vladimir Zalmanovich Parton, Evgeniĭ Mikhaĭlovich Morozov - Science - 1989 - 316 pages
...relative time, space, place, and motion. Next follow his famous laws of motion: "Law 1. 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. Law fl. The alteration...
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Fish Swimming

J.J. Videler - Science - 1993 - 300 pages
...acceleration and deceleration (a and —a, in ms~2) are the rates of change of velocity: a = du/dt (1.8) perseveres in its state of rest or of uniform motion in a right line, unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impress'd thereon.' This law describes...
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Ideas for a Hermeneutic Phenomenology of the Natural Sciences, Volume 1

J.J. Kockelmans - Gardening - 1993 - 334 pages
...myth, I suggest that we dwell for a moment on Newton's first law. This law states 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 thereon."^5 One should note that...
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The Foundations of Modern Science in the Middle Ages: Their Religious ...

Edward Grant - History - 1996 - 268 pages
...law of motion in The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy (1687): "Every body continues [or 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."35 In medieval intellectual...
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The Cambridge Companion to Galileo

Peter Machamer - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 474 pages
...is augmented by six corollaries outlining the composition of forces. His laws are: Law 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 impress'd thereon. Law II. The alteration...
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Multivariable Calculus and Mathematica®: With Applications to Geometry and ...

Kevin R. Coombes, Ronald Lipsman, Jonathan Rosenberg - Mathematics - 1998 - 314 pages
...translated by A. Motte, republished in the Great Minds Series, Prometheus Books, 1995, p. 19}: 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. The alteration of motion...
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Recital of the Dog

David Rabe - Fiction - 2000 - 518 pages
...perspective that the law we have been discussing is known to exist." "And the law is that 'Every body perseveres in its state of rest or of uniform motion in a right line unless it is compelled to change by forces — ' Wait a minute! Wait!" "What?" "Compelled?" "Is...
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