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    moment - Dictionary definition and meaning for word moment

    Definition
    (noun) a particular point in time
    Synonyms : instant , minute , second
    Example Sentence
    • the moment he arrived the party began
    Definition
    (noun) an indefinitely short time
    Synonyms : bit , minute , mo , second
    Example Sentence
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit
    Definition
    (noun) at this time
    Example Sentence
    • the disappointments of the here and now
    • she is studying at the moment
    Definition
    (noun) having important effects or influence
    Synonyms : consequence , import
    Example Sentence
    • decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself
    • virtue is of more moment than security
    • that result is of no consequence
    Definition
    (noun) a turning force produced by an object acting at a distance (or a measure of that force) Definition
    (noun) the n-th moment of a distribution is the expected value of the n-th power of the deviations from a fixed value
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