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# physics

TermDefinition
force a push or pull that can change the motion of an object
balanced forces separate forces on an object that combined do not change the movement of the object
unbalanced forces forces on an object that cause change in motion of the object
net forces the sum of all forces acting on an object
speed the rate of change of position with respect to time ; units in which speed is measured are expressed as distance per time
at rest state of an object that is not in motion
motion change in an objectâ€™s position with respect to time and in comparison to the position of other objects used as reference points.
direction straight path that an object can move along.
friction Force that opposes the motion of one surface across another.
acceleration rate of change in an objects speed
frame of reference system that uses axes or background objects to measure the position or movement of an object.
velocity measurement of speed and direction in a n object
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