Definition of gather momentum/strength
: to begin to be more popular and effective The campaign has begun to gather momentum/strength.
Word by Word Definitions
: to bring together : collect
: pick, harvest
: to pick up or amass as if by harvesting
: something brought together: such as
: a puckering in cloth made by gathering (see 1gather 7a)
: a mass of molten glass collected for use in glassblowing
: a property of a moving body that determines the length of time required to bring it to rest when under the action of a constant force or moment
: strength or force gained by motion or by a series of events
: the quality or state of being strong : capacity for exertion or endurance
: power to resist force : solidity, toughness
: power of resisting attack : impregnability
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