Forces and Motion 12 words

First semester words
  1. force
    (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
  2. mass
    the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
  3. acceleration
    an increase in rate of change
  4. velocity
    distance travelled per unit time
  5. inertia
    (physics) the tendency of a body to maintain its state of rest or uniform motion unless acted upon by an external force
  6. speed
    a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
  7. distance
    the property created by the space between two objects or points
  8. time
    the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
  9. movement
    a change of position that does not entail a change of location
  10. constant
    uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
  11. increase
    a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important
  12. decrease
    a change downward