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Definition 1: the act of applying force suddenly - [noun denoting act]

Samples where impetus or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the impulse knocked him over

Synonyms for impetus in the sense of this definition

(impetus is a kind of ...) the act of applying force to propel something

"after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"

Definition 2: a force that moves something along - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Synonyms for impetus in the sense of this definition

(impetus is a kind of ...) (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity

"force equals mass times acceleration"

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