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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mo·men·tum /moˈmɛntəm, mə-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mo·men·tum /moˈmɛntəm, məˈmɛnt-/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mo·men·tum n.; pl. L. Momenta F. Momentums
 1. Mech. The quantity of motion in a moving body, being always proportioned to the quantity of matter multiplied by the velocity; impetus.
 2. Essential element, or constituent element.
    I shall state the several momenta of the distinction in separate propositions.   --Sir W. Hamilton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an impelling force or strength; "the car's momentum carried
           it off the road" [syn: impulse]
      2: the product of a body's mass and its velocity; "the momentum
         of the particles was deduced from meteoritic velocities"
      [also: momenta (pl)]