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Definition of momento

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1. moment [ n ] a particular point in time
Examples: "the moment he arrived the party began"

Used in print:

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

Each high note had the crowd in ecstasy so that it stopped the show midway in the `` Mad_Scene '' , but the real reason was a realization of the extraordinary performance unfolding at the moment .

(The Providence Journal...)

Miss_Stuart is as intensely vibrant as one could wish , almost an icy shriek threatening to explode at any moment .

(Jaroslav Pelikan, The Shape of Death: life, death and...)

Wherefore , as they became forfeit to death , from that [ moment ] they were handed_over to it '' .

(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)

At that moment Kipling was overwhelmed with awed amazement , suddenly recalling that these identical details of scene , action and word had occurred to him in a dream six weeks earlier .

This theory makes it possible for any event throughout eternity to be continuously available at any moment to consciousness .

Synonyms moment instant minute second Related Terms point time climax pinpoint eleventh_hour moment_of_truth moment_of_truth psychological_moment

2. moment [ n ] an indefinitely short time
Examples: "wait just a moment" "it only takes a minute" "in just a bit"

Used in print:

(Brainard Cheney, "Christianity and the Tragic Vision-Ut...)

I will reserve discussion of_it for a moment , however , to return to President_Kennedy .

(Dolores Hitchens, Footsteps in the Night....)

For a moment he thought_of going_into Crosson 's office to explain that he had to leave , but there was now such a pain in his chest , such a pounding in his head , that he decided to let it go .

And he knew in that moment , with a cold sinking of despair , a dying of old hopes , that Mae had spread some kind of word there among the neighbors .

(Frances and Richard Lockridge, Murder Has...)

Because , if for no other reason , Willings would never for a moment suppose he was not bigger , tougher , than anything else that went on two legs .

(Breni James, Nights of the Kill....)

Gun held his breath a moment , pushing the volume and pitch of his voice down under the trapdoor in his throat .

Synonyms moment minute second bit Related Terms time blink_of_an_eye

3. moment [ n ] at this time
Examples: "the disappointments of the here and now" "she is studying at the moment"

Used in print:

(Sports Age, 24:9...)

The number depends_on who is talking at the moment .

Synonyms here_and_now moment present_moment Related Terms present

4. moment [ n ] having important effects or influence
Examples: "decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself" "virtue is of more moment that security"

Synonyms consequence moment import Related Terms inconsequence significance hell_to_pay matter

5. moment [ n ] the moment of a couple is the product of its force and the distance between its opposing forces

Synonyms moment Related Terms force dipole_moment couple

6. moment [ n ] the n-th moment of a distribution is the expected value of the n-th power of the deviations from a fixed value

Synonyms moment Related Terms statistic second_moment variance statistics

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