noun, plural mo·men·ta [moh-men-tuh] /moʊˈmɛn tə/, mo·men·tums.
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Origin of momentum
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH momentummemento momentum
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Example sentences from the Web for momenta
It was only a momenta thread of timeon which hung the chance as to whether she would clear or not.Within the Capes|Howard Pyle
Again, if the values of the velocities and the momenta Reciprocal theorems.
On the other hand, what momenta of true religious thought have these ideals embraced?The Religious Sentiment|Daniel G. Brinton
The change does not consist of these momenta, but is generated or produced by them as their effect.The Critique of Pure Reason|Immanuel Kant
But there are still other momenta that go to make marriage difficult or impossible.Woman under socialism|August Bebel
British Dictionary definitions for momenta
noun plural -ta (-tə) or -tums
Word Origin for momentum
Scientific definitions for momenta
Plural momenta momentums
Cultural definitions for momenta
In physics, the property or tendency of a moving object to continue moving. For an object moving in a line, the momentum is the mass of the object multiplied by its velocity (linear momentum); thus, a slowly moving, very massive body and a rapidly moving, light body can have the same momentum. (See Newton's laws of motion.)