Translation of momentum in Spanish:

momentum

momento, n.

Pronunciation /moʊˈmɛn(t)əm/ /məˈmɛn(t)əm/ /mə(ʊ)ˈmɛntəm/

Definition of momento in Spanish

nounplural momenta, plural momentums

  • 1

    Physics
    momento masculine
    • 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 feminine
    to 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 masculine
    empuje masculine
    ímpetu masculine
    the 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.