Opposite of speed?

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What is the opposite of speed? Is it confliction?

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Also what do you think the opposite of mass is?

What about pressure? Would you say the opposite of that is resistance?

How about space? Is that opposition occupancy, or may be volume?

What about momentum? Wtfluff is the opposite of that??? If even. May be odd

These are certainly not physics hwk questions. Just things i wonder of
 

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DaveC426913
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Why do things have to have opposites?
 
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Why do things have to have opposites?
I would suppose everything comes on a scale, so what is the extent of that scale is what im really asking, does speed just end up not moving in its most reciprocal state or does it act differently when down that low?
 
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Some scales start at zero and may or may not have an upper limit.
Speed, temperature, mass, gravity etc.

For some things, it's nonsensical to talk about what might be beyond their limits. eg. what's North of the North Pole?

Granted, thinking outside limits can be inspirational, such as what would the properties of negative mass be like?
 
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I feel as this thing itself may not have an opposite. But the effect it causes can. Like theres no opposite of speed but theres an opposite to a moving vehicle,and thats where brakes play the role, or on a moving human it is the amount of traction.
 
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Maybe inertia is "opposite" to movement?
 
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anorlunda
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The OP is right when he says these are not physics questions.

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