The Newton Glossary

An almost definitive guide to Newton-related terms and definitions.


Since its inception in 2001, the Newton Glossary has grown to include 919 terms, definitions, acronyms, colloquialisms, and bits of trivia. In its attempt to a provide singular resource, the Newton Glossary references 83 different online and print sources, including numerous individual members of the Newton community.

This is a work in progress. Mind your head.