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" An impressed force is an action exerted upon a body, in order to change its state, either of rest or of uniform motion in a right line. "
The Origin and Economy of Energy in the Universe ... - Page 78
by Israel Kaufman - 1903 - 422 pages
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The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, Volume 1

Isaac Newton - Celestial mechanics - 1803
...are thole bodies always truly at reft, which commonly are taken to be fo. DEFINITION IV. An impreffed force is an action exerted upon a body, in order to change its jlate, either of rejl, or of moving uniformly forward in a right line. This force confifts in the action...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis, Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 16

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...gradually diminifhed, and at laft overcome by oppofite forces, when the body of courfe . ceafes to move. 4. An IMPRESSED FORCE is an action exerted upon a body, in order to change its ftate, either of reft, or of moving uniformly forward in a right line.— This force confifts in the...
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The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science

Science - 1883
...pressiono, ex vi centripetft. These passages are translated by Motte as below: — " Definition IV. An impressed force is an action exerted upon a body,...in order to change its state, either of rest, or of movinif uniformly forward in a right line." " This force consists in the action only, and remains no...
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Theory of Existence: Pt. I. Devoted to the Enunciation of the Laws ..., Part 1

Elias Dexter - Force and energy - 1869 - 155 pages
...which every body, as much as in it lies, endeavors to persevere in Us present stale, whether it be of rest, or of moving uniformly forward in a right line." "This force is ever proportional to the body whose force it is ; and differs nothing from the inactivity of the...
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Problems of life and mind

George Henry Lewes - 1875
...by internal agencies that the blow will topple it over. Newton therefore defines an impressed force "an action exerted upon a body in order to change its state. This force consists in the action only, and remains no longer in the body when the action is over."...
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A treatise on statics

George Minchin Minchin - 1877
...COMPOSITION AND RESOLUTION OF FORCES ACTING IN ONE PLANE AT A POINT. i. Definition of Force.—Force is an action exerted upon a body in order to change...rest or of moving uniformly forward in a right line. 2. Divisions of the Science.—The Science which treats of the action of Force on bodies is called...
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A Treatise on Statics: Containing the Fundamental Principles of ...

George Minchin Minchin - Statics - 1880 - 518 pages
...COMPOSITION AND RESOLUTION OP FORCES ACTING IN ONE PLANE AT A POINT. ARTICLE 1.] Definition of Force. Force is an action exerted upon a body in order to...of moving uniformly forward in a right line. This is the definition of Force given by Newton (see Principia, Book I, Def. IV). 2.] Divisions of the Science....
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A Treatise on Statics: Containing the Fundamental Principles of ...

George Minchin Minchin - Statics - 1880 - 518 pages
...ARTICLE 1.] Definition of Force. Force is an action exerted, vpon a body in order to change its slate either of rest or of moving uniformly forward in a right line. This is the definition of Force given by Newton (see Principia, Book I, Def. IV). 2.] Divisions of the Science....
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Repertorium der Physik, Volume 20

Physics - 1884
...folgender Weise umschreiben, 1) Die englische Uebersetzung von Motte lautet wörtlich: „Definition IV. An impressed force is an action exerted upon a body,...rest, or of moving uniformly forward in a right line. wobei wir immer Newton's unverkennbare Meinung vor Augen behalten, dann verschwindet diese Schwierigkeit...
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A Treatise on Statics: With Applications to Physics, Volume 1

George Minchin Minchin - Physics - 1884 - 863 pages
...I. THE COMPOSITION AND RESOLUTION OF FORCES ACTING IN ONE PLANE AT A POINT. 1. Definition of Force. Force is an action exerted upon a body in order to...of moving uniformly forward in a right line. This is the definition of Force given by Newton (see Principia, Book I, Def. IV). 2. Divisions of the Science....
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