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mo•men•tum



Pronunciation: (mō-men'tum), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/momentum.html on line 73 [key]
n.,
pl. -taPronunciation: (-tu), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/momentum.html on line 89 [key] -tums.

1. force or speed of movement; impetus, as of a physical object or course of events: The car gained momentum going downhill. Her career lost momentum after two unsuccessful films.
2. Mech.a quantity expressing the motion of a body or system, equal to the product of the mass of a body and its velocity, and for a system equal to the vector sum of the products of mass and velocity of each particle in the system.
3. Philos.moment (def. 7).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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See also:
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/momentum.html on line 139 momentum (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/momentum.html on line 141 momentum (Encyclopedia)

 

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