Definitions for moment

Definitions for (noun) moment

Main entry: moment, import, consequence

Definition: having important effects or influence

Usage: decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself; virtue is of more moment than security; that result is of no consequence

Main entry: moment

Definition: the n-th moment of a distribution is the expected value of the n-th power of the deviations from a fixed value

Main entry: moment

Definition: a turning force produced by an object acting at a distance (or a measure of that force)

Main entry: moment, present moment, here and now

Definition: at this time

Usage: the disappointments of the here and now; she is studying at the moment

Main entry: minute, moment, second, instant

Definition: a particular point in time

Usage: the moment he arrived the party began

Main entry: second, bit, minute, mo, moment

Definition: an indefinitely short time

Usage: wait just a moment; in a mo; it only takes a minute; in just a bit

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