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Force and Motion (3)


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Newton
SI unit for force
Mass
Amount of matter in something
Weight
Force due to gravity
Gravity
A force of attraction due to the mass of the object
Aerodynamic
Reducing air resistance
Drag
A force acting in the opposite direction of the applied force. Due to the nature of the fluid (water or air, usually)
Thrust
Force to push something forward. Usually comes from an engine to move a large body.
Friction
A force; surface resistance relative to motion.
Buoyancy
The degree to which something can float
Exoplanet
A planet that lies outside our solar system
Free-body diagram
A picture drawn that shows all the forces acting on a body
Tension
A force that stretches something hanging
Normal
A contact force that counteracts gravity
Gravitational Field
A space through which the force of gravity is felt
Applied force
A force given (usually a push, pull, kick, throw, etc..)