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newton-meter

Pronunciation: nu'ton-me'ter

Definition: A unit of the MKS system, expressed as energy expended, or work done, by a force of 1 N acting through a distance of 1 m; equal to 1 J = 107 ergs.

[Isaac Newton]

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