The Law Dictionary

Your Free Online Legal Dictionary • Featuring Black’s Law Dictionary, 2nd Ed.

MOMENTUM Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

In the civil law. An instant; an indivisible portion of time. Calvin. A portion of time that might be measured; a division or subdivision of an hour; an- swering in some degree to the modern minute, but of longer duration. Calvin.


This article contains general legal information but does not constitute professional legal advice for your particular situation. The Law Dictionary is not a law firm, and this page does not create an attorney-client or legal adviser relationship. If you have specific questions, please consult a qualified attorney licensed in your jurisdiction.