Definition of lose momentum
: to move more slowly The wagon lost momentum as it rolled up the hill.
Word by Word Definitions
: to miss from one's possession or from a customary or supposed place
: to suffer deprivation of : part with especially in an unforeseen or accidental manner
: 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
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