momentum

Definitions

Astronomy

  • Energy which a body possesses due to its motion. The principle of the Conservation of Momentum states that momentum cannot be created or destroyed – if one body loses momentum, another must have gained it.

Aviation

Banking

  • noun a movement upwards of share prices, suggesting that prices will continue to rise

Construction

  • The mass times the velocity of a moving object.

Forex

  • A term describing a class of technical indicators that measure the force or speed of a market's movement. Momentum indicators like the Relative Strength Index are often used by forex traders to assess the tendency of a market's price action to continue to move in its current overall direction.

Military

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