lose momentum

Definition of lose momentum

  1. :  to move more slowly The wagon lost momentum as it rolled up the hill.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  damn

    :  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

  1. :  a property (see property 1a) of a moving body that the body has by virtue of its mass (see 2mass 1c) and motion and that is equal to the product of the body's mass and velocity

    :  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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