Associations to the word «Momentum»

Wiktionary

MOMENTUM, noun. (physics) (of a body in motion) The tendency of a body to maintain its inertial motion; the product of its mass and velocity.
MOMENTUM, noun. The impetus, either of a body in motion, or of an idea or course of events. (i.e: a moment)

Dictionary definition

MOMENTUM, noun. An impelling force or strength; "the car's momentum carried it off the road".
MOMENTUM, noun. The product of a body's mass and its velocity; "the momentum of the particles was deduced from meteoritic velocities".

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle