See under law of motion.
law of motion
any of three laws of classical mechanics, either the law that a body remains at rest or in motion with a constant velocity unless an external force acts on the body (first law of motion) the law that the sum of the forces acting on a body is equal to the product of the mass of the body and the acceleration produced by the forces, with motion in the direction of the resultant of the forces (second law of motion) or the law that for every force acting on a body, the body exerts a force having equal magnitude and the opposite direction along the same line of action as the original force (third law of motion or law of action and reaction)
noun 1. See under law of thermodynamics (def 1). law of thermodynamics noun 1. any of three principles variously stated in equivalent forms, being the principle that the change of energy of a thermodynamic system is equal to the heat transferred minus the work done (first law of thermodynamics) the principle that no cyclic process […]
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noun 1. a lien subordinate to a previous or preferred lien.
noun, U.S. Military. 1. an Army, Air Force, or Marine officer of the lowest commissioned rank. Compare ensign (def 4). second lieutenant noun 1. an officer holding the lowest commissioned rank in the armed forces of certain nations