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nounplural momenta, plural momentums
- In contrast, the active medium in the mechanical laser is the intrinsic angular momenta of electrons and nuclei.
- At any time, since the momenta of the two masses are opposite and equal in magnitude, the total momentum of the ‘device’ is zero.
- As nuclei spin, the balance of factors is perturbed, and at very high angular momenta nuclei may adopt odd shapes resembling peanuts, bananas, jumping jacks, or sea urchins, among others.
- Most of the particles begin the procedure with positions and momenta that trap them within a well of potential energy; only a few have enough energy to escape over a barrier.
- By observing the particle types, numbers, and momenta in a jet, one can reconstruct the kinematic and quantum properties of the initially scattered parton.
2(speed)velocidad feminineto gather/gain/lose momentum — ir adquiriendo/cobrar/perder velocidad
- As the herd gained momentum the bells on the lead cows rang out louder and the erratic clanging became a regular tolling.
- The forest of streamers from the wharf to the ship's rail slowly broke as the vessel gained momentum.
- Its large pointed ears were laid back flat against its head as it gained momentum.
- In order to fly, the Manx shearwater must be on a steep incline so as to gain momentum and height in the air.
- Why is the law of momentum conservation not violated when a ball rolls down a hill and gains momentum?
- The strip strike set the hook, his speed and momentum carried the fish skywards, head shaking, gills flared.
- Sahn pressed the brakes as hard as he could, but now his own speed and momentum were against him.
- Racing is all about momentum and carrying speed through corners.
- Matt's momentum carried him forward, but he used the guys body to spin him in mid air.
- He jumped off when the disk was close, using his earlier momentum to go speeding towards Valshar's body.
- That tiny bit of motion gets a little momentum started that eventually builds to the bigger movement you're after.
- Scuba divers can glide peacefully once they build up some momentum with a few kicks.
3(of movement, project)impulso masculineempuje masculineímpetu masculinethe campaign failed to sustain its early momentum — la campaña no mantuvo su impulso inicial
- However, the focus will be on how the company intends to contain costs and yet maintain momentum in development and research.
- He added that crime trends often gathered momentum as word spreads about the profits.
- The campaign to rehabilitate Nietzsche in France swiftly gathered momentum.
- Such criticisms have gathered momentum following the police mishandling of one particular landmark case.
- This will surely add momentum to a constitutional process already on that track.
- The process of setting up municipal courts also gained momentum in the course of the year.
- It developed its own intellectual momentum and with it an independence from the day-to-day political process.
- The sport of competitive gaming has been gaining momentum along with the growth of the industry.
- Their growth provides the momentum for the whole process of history.
- To be really successful from the beginning, the peace process needed momentum.
- They emanate a kind of spirit and momentum that forces the viewer to look at the world through the eyes of the artist.
- Sedbergh pressed hard afterwards to build on their momentum but could not force a winning goal.
- The company has struggled to gain any momentum in revenues and growth since.
- We know that for the peace process to be ultimately successful, that momentum must be maintained.
- Within a week she was in London on a training course, her enthusiasm rapidly gaining momentum.
- As soon as we see the first signs of a loss of economic momentum in the U.S., pressure will come off the euro.
- Their work created a momentum for development which is still accelerating.
- That show of strength forced the opposition to try to regain its momentum.
- Only in this way can we endeavor to maintain and build momentum as we close on the objective.
- Started two years back, this concept has now gained momentum and spread throughout the nation.
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