HyperDic: momentum

English > 2 senses of the word momentum:
NOUNattributemomentum, impulsean impelling force or strength
attributemomentumthe product of a body's mass and its velocity
momentum > pronunciation
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > momentum: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningAn impelling force or strength.
Example"the car's momentum carried it off the road"
Broaderforce, forcefulness, strengthPhysical energy or intensity
Spanishimpulso, momentum
English > momentum: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe product of a body's mass and its velocity.
Example"the momentum of the particles was deduced from meteoritic velocities"
Narrowerangular momentumThe product of the momentum of a rotating body and its distance from the axis of rotation
Broaderphysical propertyAny property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
Spanishcantidad de movimiento, ímpetu, momentum

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