# Year 7 Physics Practical Workbook - Definitions to Keywords (p15) Flashcards

Which term is defined as follows? The force of the earth on an object due to its mass

Weight

Which term is defined as follows?

Shaped to reduce resistance to motion from air or water

Streamlined

Which term is defined as follows?

The amount of matter (stuff) a thing is made up of

Mass

Which term is defined as follows?

The unit of force, symbol N

Newton

Which term is defined as follows?

A state of balance between opposing forces or actions

Equilibrium

Which term is defined as follows?

A stretching force

Tension

Which term is defined as follows?

To move or cause to move faster

Accelerate

Which term is defined as follows?

The support force provided by a solid surface like a floor

Reaction

Which term is defined as follows?

The force acting on an object moving through air or water that causes to slow down

Drag

Which term is defined as follows?

The force that resists movement because of contact between surfaces

Friction

Which term is defined as follows?

Forces acting on an object that are the same size but act in opposite directions

Balanced Forces