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momentum

US [moʊˈmentəm]
UK [məʊˈmentəm]
  • n.动量;势头;动力;推进力
  • Web要素;动量指标;冲力
Plural Form:momentums  Plural Form:momenta  
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n.
1.
推进力;动力;势头the ability to keep increasing or developing
The fight for his release gathers momentum each day.
争取使他获释的斗争声势日益加强。
They began to lose momentum in the second half of the game.
在比赛的下半场,他们的势头就逐渐减弱。
2.
冲力a force that is gained by movement
The vehicle gained momentum as the road dipped.
那辆车顺着坡越跑冲力越大。
3.
动量the quantity of movement of a moving object, measured as its mass multiplied by its speed

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