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

Which term is defined as follows?

To move or cause to move faster

Accelerate

What is the definition of the following term?

Mass

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

Which term is defined as follows?

The unit of force, symbol N

Newton

Which term is defined as follows?

Shaped to reduce resistance to motion from air or water

Streamlined

Which term is defined as follows?

The support force provided by a solid surface like a floor

Reaction

Which term is defined as follows?

A state of balance between opposing forces or actions

Equilibrium

Which term is defined as follows?

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

Balanced Forces

Which term is defined as follows?

A stretching force

Tension

What is the definition of the following term?

Equilibrium

A state of balance between opposing forces or actions

What is the definition of the following term?

Tension

A stretching force

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

Weight

What is the definition of the following term?

Reaction

The support force provided by a solid surface like a floor

What is the definition of the following term?

Newton

The unit of force, symbol N

What is the definition of the following term?

Balanced Forces

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

What is the definition of the following term?

Streamlined

Shaped to reduce resistance to motion from air or water