**Newton** is a unit of measurement of force. The definition for newton is the following:

A newton is the force capable of giving a mass of one kg an acceleration of one metre per second, per second.

The newton is the unit of force in the SI system. One newton is equal to the amount of net force required to accelerate a mass of one kilogram at a rate of one meter per second per second.

The symbol for newton is

**N**Newton is one of the base SI units.