Definitions for instant

Definitions for (noun) instant

Main entry: minute, moment, second, instant

Definition: a particular point in time

Usage: the moment he arrived the party began

Main entry: New York minute, split second, blink of an eye, wink, heartbeat, instant, trice, twinkling, flash, jiffy

Definition: a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)

Usage: if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash

Definitions for (adj) instant

Main entry: insistent, instant, clamant, crying, exigent

Definition: demanding attention

Usage: clamant needs; a crying need; regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous- H.L.Mencken; insistent hunger; an instant need

Main entry: instant, instantaneous

Definition: occurring with no delay

Usage: relief was instantaneous; instant gratification

Main entry: inst, instant

Definition: in or of the present month

Usage: your letter of the 10th inst

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