1. (Named after Isaac Newton (1642-1727)). Rapin et al, Swiss Federal Inst Tech, Lausanne 1981. General purpose expression language, syntactically ALGOL-like, with object-oriented and functional features and a rich set of primitives for concurrency. Used for undergraduate teaching at Lausanne (EPFL).

Versions: Newton 2.6 for VAX/VMS and Newton 1.2 for DEC-Alpha/OSF-1.

E-mail: J. Hulaas <hulaas@lcodec1.epfl.ch>. FTP.

["Procedural Objects in Newton", Ch. Rapin, SIGPLAN Notices 24(9) (Sep 1989)].

["The Newton Language", Ch. Rapin et al, SIGPLAN Notices 16(8):31-40 (Aug 1981)].

["Programming in Newton", Wuetrich and Menu, EPFL 1982].

2. Apple Newton.

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Derived unit of force in the SI system, expressed as meters-kilograms per second squared (m-kg-s-2); equivalent to 105 dynes in the CGS system.

Abbreviation: N

Origin: I. Newton

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