A property possessed by a moving body in virtue of its weight and its motion; the force with which any body is driven or impelled; momentum.
Fig.: Impulse; incentive; vigor; force.
The aititude through which a heavy body must fall to acquire a velocity equal to that with which a ball is discharged from a piece.
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Impetus in Spanish is ímpetu
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" Est deus in nobis; agitante calescimus illo: impetus hic sacrae semina mentis habet." - Ovid