Translation of "momentum" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /məˈmen.təm/ us /-t̬əm/

A the force that keeps an object moving or keeps an event developing after it has started

momento, impulso
Once you push it, it keeps going under its own momentum.
The spacecraft will fly around the earth to gain/gather momentum for its trip to Jupiter.
The play loses momentum (= becomes less interesting, energetic, etc.) by its half way stage.
In an attempt to give new momentum to their plans, the committee set a date for starting detailed discussions.

(Translation of “momentum” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /məˈmentəm/

the amount or force of motion in a moving body

impulso, ímpetu

(Translation of “momentum” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)