Discussion in 'Science and the Universe' started by RJM, Jun 11, 2022.
There are some rather everyday examples, too, where physicists use words differently from everyone else.
Mass and weight. (The latter is a force)
Temperature and heat. (The latter is energy)
Centrifugal "force". (It's not a force, but inertia)
"Theory". (To physicists, it means it's a well understood natural law, rather than speculation)
Maybe I'll come up with more...
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