lose momentum

Definition of lose momentum

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

Word by Word Definitions

lose play
  1. : to bring to destruction

  2. : damn

  3. : to miss from one's possession or from a customary or supposed place

momentum play
  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

  2. : strength or force gained by motion or by a series of events


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