- The wagon gained momentum as it rolled down the hill.
Examples of momentum in a Sentence
The company has had a successful year and hopes to maintain its momentum by introducing new products.
The movie loses momentum toward the end.
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These movies are like comets that arrive tail-first: The fiery streak of advertising momentum is dazzling; the big rock trailing behind is almost an afterthought.
Supporters have called on President Donald Trump to intervene, an effort that gained new momentum this week, after Trump commuted the sentence of Alice Marie Johnson, a 63-year-old grandmother serving a life sentence for a non-violent drug crime.
And even after a pair of blowout losses all but killed the narrative of the #rallygoose, there is a certain sense of momentum that has built within not only the clubhouse, but the organization as a whole.
However, information provided by a source close to Lyft suggests the company’s revenue growth is gaining momentum.
Lake Central coach Jeff Sherman had confidence the strong-armed Mathas would make the play, and believed the Indians had gained momentum.
Stay tuned for more special moments from the royals as their Instagram journey gains momentum.
The problem is that the law of conservation of momentum says that a rocket cannot accelerate forward without some form of exhaust ejected backwards.
Because spring ball includes practices when most spring athletics have concluded, coaches look forward to getting all the players on the field and gaining momentum for the summer months and the upcoming season.
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shot in the arm;
MOMENTUM Defined for English Language Learners
: the strength or force that something has when it is moving
: the strength or force that allows something to continue or to grow stronger or faster as time passes
physics : the property that a moving object has due to its mass and its motion
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