**Full name:** newton

**Plural form:** newtons

**Symbol:** N

**Category type:** force

**Scale factor:** 1

The SI derived unit for force is the newton.

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In physics, the newton (symbol: N) is the SI unit of force, named after Sir Isaac Newton in recognition of his work on classical mechanics. It was first used around 1904, but not until 1948 was it officially adopted by the General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) as the name for the mks unit of force.

newton to giganewton

newton to femtonewton

newton to exanewton

newton to kip

newton to micronewton

newton to dyne

newton to teranewton

newton to sthene

newton to dekanewton

newton to ton-force [long]