Word of the Day: Momentum

/mōˈmen(t)əm/, noun:

1. the impetus gained by movement

Enthusiasm is the energy and force that builds literal momentum of the human soul and mind.” Bryant H. McGill, 1969 –

2. strength or continuity derived from an initial effort

The world is wide, and I will not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum.” Frances E. Willard, 1839 – 1898.

3. Physics the quantity of motion of a moving body, measured as a product of its mass and velocity

If you’re coasting, you’re either losing momentum or else you’re headed downhill.” Joan Welsh, 1958 –