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newton

noun [C] uk   /ˈnjuː.tən/ /ˈnuː-/ (written abbreviation N) specialized us  
a unit used to measure force, equal to the force that moves a mass of one kilogram one metre in one secondMiscellaneous units of measurementMeasurements of weight and mass
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