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Momentum

Meanings and phrases

momentum

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n.
  1. an impelling force or strength; impulse
  2. the product of a body's mass and its velocity

angular momentum

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n.
  1. the product of the momentum of a rotating body and its distance from the axis of rotation
E.g.
  • The orbital angular momentum of electrons is quantized.
  • its spin and its orbital angular momentum.
  • The angular momentum "L" of the circular orbit scales as .

conservation of momentum

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n.
  1. the principle that the total linear momentum in a closed system is constant and is not affected by processes occurring inside the system

gained momentum

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E.g.
  • Saudi Islamism gained momentum following 1991 Gulf War.
  • The rebellion gained momentum quickly.
  • Eita eventually returned to the ring and gained momentum on Liger.

gain momentum

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E.g.
  • Aptekar was among those violently opposed to the change, which failed to gain momentum.
  • Morrison's international career began to gain momentum during his time at Birmingham City.
  • The film begins to gain momentum after the wedding, when a series of events seal Chucho's fate.

gaining momentum

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E.g.
  • By the 1950s, the civil rights movement was gaining momentum.
  • Meanwhile, in Hungary a small-scale revolt had broken out in May and was fast gaining momentum.
  • A movement for the re-opening of the railway line has been gaining momentum over the past 2 years.

energy and momentum

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E.g.
  • In reality, both energy and momentum are conserved, so the two approaches are equally valid.
  • In particular, the "" is directly related to the energy and momentum of whatever matter and radiation are present.
  • In general relativity, one cannot describe the energy and momentum of the gravitational field by an energy–momentum tensor.

lost momentum

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E.g.
  • They lost momentum and went through a losing streak.
  • In 1656, Innocent X died and the project lost momentum.
  • A 1930s undertaking, Childs' business eventually lost momentum during the Great Depression.
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