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resultant force (net force) the size of the overall force on an object
contact force when two objects touch
thrust the forward or upward force (lifting) provided by propellers, rocket engines and by hand-held objects i.e screwdriver
air resistance (drag) the reaction force made by air when a body tries to move its way through the air. i.e run
Weight the pull of the earth on a mass, caused by gravity and measured in newtons