absolute momentum

absolute momentum

[′ab·sə‚lüt mə′ment·əm]
(meteorology)
The sum of the (vector) momentum of a particle relative to the earth and the (vector) momentum of the particle due to the earth's rotation. Also known as absolute linear momentum.
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Mass, Velocity, Momentum and Kinetic Energy before contact: T-tests and Cohen's effect size (d) statistics were used to compare mass, velocity, and absolute momentum between the type of tackles (front-on vs.
That was an absolute momentum swing right there," Schwartz manager Pat Gallagher said.