mentum mentum

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a projection like a chin formed by the sepals and base of the column in some orchids
  2. (n) the protruding part of the lower jaw
  3. (n) a projection below the mouth of certain mollusks that resembles a chin

Usage(s):

  1. As in the Super Bowl, the odds makers have a clear favorite, McCain, who is riding a double-digit lead in national polls and significant Mac-mentum coming out of his win in Florida.
  2. On the Balance of Power: The Pres ident believes that Communist mo mentum, which picked up after Sputnik 1, has slackened.

News

  • Rivera Ave. renaming gains momentum

    The Post’s push for a Rivera Avenue is picking up Mo-mentum. Two key City Council members say they’re now on board with renaming River Avenue outside Yankee Stadium for retiring ace Mariano Rivera. Nicole Renee Saulter Bronx Councilman Joel Rivera, a lifelong Yankee fan, said Tuesday that he would propose a bill for the renaming to honor the closer, who was honored by fans Sunday. And Manhattan ...
    on September 25, 2013     Source: New York Post

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Quotes

  1. "The Obam-a-mentum fundraiser has been our biggest fundraiser yet this year," said Executive Director Eli Pariser.
    on Feb 7, 2008 By: Eli Pariser Source: The Nation.

  2. "Delaware, our First State, is first in my mind," Lieberman said. "I intend to keep going. That will keep me going with some 'Joe-mentum.'"
    on Jan 30, 2004 By: Joe Lieberman Source: USA Today

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