|Noun||1.||Newton - English mathematician and physicist; remembered for developing the calculus and for his law of gravitation and his three laws of motion (1642-1727)|
|2.||newton - a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes|
|1.||Newton - (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
Versions: Newton 2.6 for VAX/VMS and Newton 1.2 for DEC-Alpha/OSF-1.
E-mail: J. Hulaas
["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.||Newton - Apple Newton.|