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

1
Q

What is the definition of the following term?
Streamlined

A

Shaped to reduce resistance to motion from air or water

2
Q

What is the definition of the following term?

Balanced Forces

A

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

3
Q

What is the definition of the following term?
Reaction

A

The support force provided by a solid surface like a floor

4
Q

What is the definition of the following term?
Newton

A

The unit of force, symbol N

5
Q

What is the definition of the following term?

Equilibrium

A

A state of balance between opposing forces or actions

6
Q

What is the definition of the following term?
Mass

A

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

7
Q

What is the definition of the following term?
Tension

A

A stretching force

8
Q

What is the definition of the following term?
Weight

A

The force of the earth on an object due to its mass

9
Q

What is the definition of the following term?

Accelerate

A

To move or cause to move faster

10
Q

What is the definition of the following term?
Friction

A

The force that resists movement because of contact between surfaces

11
Q

What is the definition of the following term?

Drag

A

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